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A million miles in a thousand years : what I learned while editing my life, Donald Miller

Label
A million miles in a thousand years : what I learned while editing my life
Title
A million miles in a thousand years
Title remainder
what I learned while editing my life
Statement of responsibility
Donald Miller
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Full of beautiful, heart-wrenching, and hilarious stories, "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years" details one man's opportunity to edit his life as if he were a character in a movie, showing how to get a second chance at life the first time around
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Donald
Dewey number
  • 277.3/083092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR1725.M4465
LC item number
A3 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miller, Donald
  • Christian biography
  • Autobiography
Label
A million miles in a thousand years : what I learned while editing my life, Donald Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Exposition. Random scenes -- A million miles in a thousand years -- They fell like feathers -- My real life was boring -- Flesh and soul better -- My uncle's funeral and a wedding -- Going to see the professor -- The elements of a meaningful life -- How Jason saved his family -- pt. 2. Character. Writing the world -- Imperfect is perfect -- You'll be different at the end -- A character is what he does -- Saving the cat -- Listen to your writer -- Something on the page -- pt. 3. A character who wants something. How to make yourself write a better story -- An inciting incident -- Pointing toward the horizon -- Negative turns -- A good story, hijacked -- A practice story -- A positive turn -- Meeting Bob -- pt. 4. A character who wants something and overcomes conflict. A better story -- The thing about a crossing -- The pain will bind us -- A tree in a story about a forest -- The reason God hasn't fixed you yet -- Great stories have memorable scenes -- pt. 5. A character who wants something and overcomes conflict to get it. Squeezing the cat -- The beauty of a tragedy -- All you have to do is try -- To speak something into nothing -- Summer snow in Delaware -- Where once there was nothing
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 255 pages
Isbn
9781400202980
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2009023464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)417440903
  • (OCoLC)ocn417440903
  • 1360297
Label
A million miles in a thousand years : what I learned while editing my life, Donald Miller
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Exposition. Random scenes -- A million miles in a thousand years -- They fell like feathers -- My real life was boring -- Flesh and soul better -- My uncle's funeral and a wedding -- Going to see the professor -- The elements of a meaningful life -- How Jason saved his family -- pt. 2. Character. Writing the world -- Imperfect is perfect -- You'll be different at the end -- A character is what he does -- Saving the cat -- Listen to your writer -- Something on the page -- pt. 3. A character who wants something. How to make yourself write a better story -- An inciting incident -- Pointing toward the horizon -- Negative turns -- A good story, hijacked -- A practice story -- A positive turn -- Meeting Bob -- pt. 4. A character who wants something and overcomes conflict. A better story -- The thing about a crossing -- The pain will bind us -- A tree in a story about a forest -- The reason God hasn't fixed you yet -- Great stories have memorable scenes -- pt. 5. A character who wants something and overcomes conflict to get it. Squeezing the cat -- The beauty of a tragedy -- All you have to do is try -- To speak something into nothing -- Summer snow in Delaware -- Where once there was nothing
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 255 pages
Isbn
9781400202980
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2009023464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)417440903
  • (OCoLC)ocn417440903
  • 1360297

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