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Moving Foreword|Jon Chattman
Moving Foreword : Real Introductions to Totally Made-Up Books
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Overview

A great foreword is more than just a few pages of self-indulgent frippery that comes before a book. A great foreword adds zest. It sets the stage for the page turner you're about to open, and perhaps even puts you in the locked room where a mystery happens or in the high-button shoes of a year gone by. A great foreword--sometimes--is even better than the book it precedes. So why not skip the boring actual-book part? Moving Foreword is a collection of introductions to imaginary books, written by real celebrities, comedians, musicians, and other writers with something to say. With a real foreword by Rainn Wilson, this book offers a no-holds-barred cacophony of laugh-out-loud funny, poignant, and thought-provoking writing that tackles everything from politics to pop culture, true crime to trout fishing, and Star Wars to skin flicks. Highlights include: - Bustin' Through: Confessions of a Kool-Aid Man
Foreword by "Pop Candy" columnist Whitney Matheson - Phil Rosenthal's Who's the Boss?: My Unlikely Rise to Rock Stardom
Foreword by "Bruce Springsteen" (Phil Rosenthal) - Keep Your Gaze on Me: A True Story of Social Media, Obsession, and Murder
Foreword by Shirley Manson, lead vocalist of Garbage - Sock Puppet Mozart: The Life and Gruesome Death of Randy Masterson
Foreword by actor Thomas Lennon - Vance DeGeneris: An Unauthorized Biography
Foreword by Vance DeGeneres - Everything You Need to Know About Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife Regulations
Foreword by New Kids on the Block member Jonathan Knight - Fly Ball: How the New York Yankees Have Changed Lives
Foreword by talk show host Jerry Springer - Terrible Band Names: A Chronology of Rock History
Foreword by John Ondrasik, a.k.a. Five for Fighting - God's Wow, You're All F***ing This Up Big Time
Foreword by singer-songwriter Mary Lambert . . . any many more

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781946885814
  • ISBN-10: 1946885819
  • Publisher: Benbella Books
  • Publish Date: April 2019
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds
  • Page Count: 240

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