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In the ten years since her beloved, groundbreaking Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life,New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has been quietly at work on this modest but mighty magnum opus, creating a spectacular literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human.Amy Krouse Rosenthal has cultivated a distinct blend of nonlinear memoir, observational humor, wistful reflections, and interactive connections with readers. A decade afterEncyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, she’s back with a sublime new work, a timeless collection of insights, memories, and moments that are at once intimate and universal. Why the title Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal?Because each piece of prose is organized into classic subjects such as Social Studies, Music, and Language Arts. Becausetextbook would accurately describe a book with a first-of-its-kind interactive text messaging component. Becausetextbook is an expression meaning “quintessential”—Oh, that wordplay and unconventional format is so typical of her, so textbook AKR.Because if an author’s previous book has the word encyclopedia in the title, following it up with atextbook would be rather nice. Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal speaks to the awe, bewilderment, and poignancy of being alive.
Number of Pages: 317
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Self Improvement
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Street Date: August 9, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-7001
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