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The misfit's manifesto, Lidia Yuknavitch

Label
The misfit's manifesto
Title
The misfit's manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A self-defined misfit makes a powerful case for not fitting in--for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path.A misfit is a person who missed fitting in, a person who fits in badly, or this: a person who is poorly adapted to new situations and environments. It's a shameful word, a word no one typically tries to own. Until now. Lidia Yuknavitch is a proud misfit. That wasn't always the case. It took Lidia a long time to not simply accept, but appreciate, her misfit status. Having flunked out of college twice (and maybe even a third time that she's not going to tell you about), with two epic divorces under her belt, an episode of rehab for drug use, and two stints in jail, she felt like she would never fit in. She was a hopeless misfit. She'd failed as daughter, wife, mother, scholar--and yet the dream of being a writer was stuck like "a small sad stone" in her throat. The feeling of not fitting in is universal. The Misfit's Manifesto is for misfits around the world--the rebels, the eccentrics, the oddballs, and anyone who has ever felt like she was messing up. It's Lidia's love letter to all those who can't ever seem to find the "right" path. She won't tell you how to stop being a misfit--quite the opposite. In her charming, poetic, funny, and frank style, Lidia will reveal why being a misfit is not something to overcome, but something to embrace. Lidia also encourages her fellow misfits not to be afraid of pursuing goals, how to stand up, how to ask for the things they want most. Misfits belong in the room, too, she reminds us, even if their path to that room is bumpy and winding. An important idea that transcends all cultures and countries, this book has created a brave and compassionate community for misfits, a place where everyone can belong
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yuknavitch, Lidia
Dewey number
302/.14
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RC455.4.S67
LC item number
Y85 2017
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
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PerformerNote
Narrator not specified
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social adjustment
  • Outcasts
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • FICTION / General
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Label
The misfit's manifesto, Lidia Yuknavitch
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007703586
Dimensions
  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 35 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508233671
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
9717F3E5-F515-4B93-AEA2-9B15C3147480
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1007703586
  • (OCoLC)1007703586
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Label
The misfit's manifesto, Lidia Yuknavitch
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1007703586
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 35 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508233671
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
9717F3E5-F515-4B93-AEA2-9B15C3147480
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1007703586
  • (OCoLC)1007703586
Tape configuration
not applicable
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