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  Traveling Mercies : Some Thoughts on Faith For most writers, the greatest challenge of spiritual writing is to keep it grounded in concrete language. The temptation is to wander off into the clouds of ethereal epiphanies, only to lose readers with woo-woo thinking and sacred-laced clichés. Thankfully, Anne Lamott (Operating Instructions, ... Read more

  Hard Laughter : A Novel Writer (and sometime housecleaner) Jennifer is twenty-three when her beloved father, Wallace, is diagnosed with a brain tumor. This upsetting discovery sets off Anne Lamott's unexpectedly sweet and funny first novel, which is made dramatic not so much by the course of Wallace's illness as... Read more

  All New People : A Novel The New Yorker
"Anne Lamott is a cause for celebrations. [Her] real genius lies in capturing the ineffable, describing not perfect moments, but imperfect ones...perfectly. She is nothing short of miraculous." Read more

  Rosie : A Novel The bestselling author of Bird by Bird and Operating Instructions delivers a witty and wise novel about the growing pains of motherhood. In the inimitable style that makes her delightful prose leap off the page, Anne Lamott has fashioned a true coming-of-age story with a modern-day twist. As a... Read more

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    Roundtable Interview - A personal interview with this incredible author.

    Whadyaknow - Web site describes when Anne Lamott joined Michael Feldman, host of the NPR show "Whadyaknow" to talk about writing for big advances, writing for revenge, writing when people mess with you emotionally, and writing lousy first drafts.

    Salon Magazine - A listing of short essays presented as "Word By Word." This is a 1997 listing.

    Anthem - This National Public Radio broadcast occasionally checks-in with the author.

    Unofficial Lamott Site - This web page is maintained by an avid fan and welcomes all who visit to offer comments and feedback. The site contains a bookstore and author information.

    Synthesis - Spoken Word at the Laxson Auditorium at Chico State.

    Anne Lamott on Traveling Mercies - A Random House web site that details the featured author.

    MotivationalQuotes.Com - Information about Anne Lamott, American author, and links to Internet resources about her.

    Steven Barclay Agency - Anne Lamott, represented by Steven Barclay Agency, offers some of our culture's most important and thought-provoking voices. Site has information pertaining to lectures, readings, workshops, and conferences.

    A Writer Writes - This site attempts "picking a bone with Anne Lamott."

    My Word's Worth - Page details one fan's personal attachment to the writings of Anne Lamott.

    Sincere Meditations - Site tells a story of overcoming adversities.

    Lamott Forum - Post your thoughts and questions.


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