Writing to Change the World (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 1, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 272 pages
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world.

Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them, writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice and confounded it, started wars and ended them. Writers can change the way we think and transform our definitions of right and wrong.

Writing to Change the World is a beautiful paean to the transformative power of words. Encapsulating Mary Pipher's years as a writer and therapist, it features rousing commentary, personal anecdotes, memorable quotations, and stories of writers who have helped reshape society. It is a book that will shake up readers' beliefs, expand their minds, and possibly even inspire them to make their own mark on the world.

  

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Great inspiration from a thoughtful writer/therapist. - Goodreads
The reasons for writing are infinite. - Goodreads
Totally enjoyable, entertaining and educational. - Goodreads
Great book on writing. - Goodreads
That and she has lots of great advice. - Goodreads
Writing can be love made visible. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Michael Estey - Goodreads

Does your writing stir emotion? Are you a tree hugger? Or worried about the earth, the air, the water? Worried about unfair Politics. Pet friendly, maybe Prefers electric over Petrol. That's a lot of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandy H - Goodreads

I debated how many stars to give this. I am a big Mary Pipher fan--I own most, if not all, of her books and always highly recommend them to others. Her other books would pretty much always get four or ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country, as well as Seeking Peace and Writing to Change the World. She lives in Nebraska.

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