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January 24th 2020: Knock Out: How Andre Dubus III Stopped Fighting & Started Writing Bestselling Classics

No false notes: Books that grip and twist and stay true are Andre Dubus' specialty. Townie, his memoir, is a story of survival, but also inter-connectedness. In a cynical world, Andre Dubus drives us straight into the emotional center of his life, omitting detours, often without seat belts. Transcending the urge to punch a bully in the face -- often sending him to the hospital -- Andre Dubus learned the verbal powers of persuasion: Knives were dropped, fists were lowered, and a tentative inner peace emerged. For anyone who has experienced anger management issues, this reckoning will resonate

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Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III has written five novels, each having a beating heart: His bestseller, House of Sand & Fog, became an Academy Award-nominated film with Ben Kingsley & Jennifer Connelly. It is the story of the disenfranchised, told with acuity and compassion. His bestselling memoir, Townie, traces a search for identity; violent, honor-bound, & loving. The Garden of Last Days is soon to be a major motion picture. Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship & two Pushcart Prizes.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3933/dropping-in 22/01/2021 08:00 22/01/2021 09:00 Dropping In https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3933/dropping-in No false notes: Books that grip and twist and stay true are Andre Dubus' specialty. Townie, his memoir, is a story of survival, but also inter-connectedness. In a cynical world, Andre Dubus drives us straight into the emotional center of his life, omitting detours, often without seat belts. Transcending the urge to punch a bully in the face -- often sending him to the hospital -- Andre Dubus learned the verbal powers of persuasion: Knives were dropped, fists were lowered, and a tentative inner peace emerged. For anyone who has experienced anger management issues, this reckoning will resonate. It is one man's story of gaining mastery, awareness, self-control and access to his native talents. It's about tuning into becoming a vessel for creativity and intuition so as to channel characters, their drives and dreams and realizations of truth & lies. The writer knows what it means to be human; from boxing, loss, & living without, to deciphering what's real. We come away stronger for it. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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