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Read for Your Life #9

Read for Your Life #9

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Read for Your Life #9

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27 страниц
20 минут
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Издано:
15 янв. 2011 г.
ISBN:
9780547501833
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is publishing a monthly series of e-only essays to correspond with Katherine Paterson’s two-year term as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The subjects of the essays include: writing and literature for young people, the wonder and imagination found within great books, common questions novice writers ask, and Katherine’s own personal experiences throughout her historic career.
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15 янв. 2011 г.
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9780547501833
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Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.


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Read for Your Life #9 - Katherine Paterson

Read for Your Life 9

Katherine Paterson

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Stories of Beauty

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Speeches & Writings of

KATHERINE PATERSON

National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Clarion Books * Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * Boston New York

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Stories of Beauty

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Stories of Beauty

COULD it not be, the young man asks his wise uncle, could it not be simply that we are alone and aimless, doomed to wander in an indifferent universe, with no hope of salvation, nor any prospect except misery, death, and the empty reality of eternal nothing?"

And you wonder, the uncle answers, you wonder why you're not invited to more parties.

You may not recognize the uncle in this story, but I'm sure many of you will recognize the young man. He is, of course, the ultimate existential pessimist, Woody Allen. Woody Allen is a marvelous storyteller, but he is also a prime example of how the stories we tell ourselves shape us. And since I am a storyteller and not a scientist or a naturalist, I am very interested in the stories people tell themselves.

Listen to this ancient story from Japan:

Of old, earth and heaven were like an egg, not yet divided, until one day the purer and clearer elements separated themselves and stretched out to become the heavens, leaving behind a dense primeval slime. Out of this arose the first three gods, who took their places in heaven and produced generations of gods and goddesses.

The primordial chaos or void appears in the Hebrew Bible as well as Greek myth, and the Chinese and the people of several islands in the South Pacific also tell the

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