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For Those about to Write How I Learned to Love Books and Why I Had to Write Them

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ISBN-10: 0887767699

ISBN-13: 9780887767692

Edition: 2007

Authors: Dave Bidini

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Dave Bidini's quirky personal path to becoming a writer (as well as a well-known rock musician and sports enthusiast) began when he was very young and loved to pick at the typewriter.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330

Dave Bidini is the author of nine books, two documentary films, and one play. He is a columnist for the "Toronto Star" and the "National Post". His first book in the sports genre, "Tropic of Hockey", was named one of the Top 100 Canadian Books of All-Time by McClelland and Stewart, and his baseball odyssey, "Baseballissimo", is currently being made into a feature film. Bidini is a board member of Street Soccer Canada and has attended two Homeless World Cups, traveling with Team Canada to Melbourne and Milan. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and their two children.

Introduction
Paper and Cardboard
My First Book
Mom/Dad
The Good Doctor
The Bidinis
Superwords
Eddie
Writers on TV
Alan Maki
The Sunshine News
Mags
Schooled
Yes, It Ain't
The Knife
Possibly the Key to Literary Fame and Achievement
Nate and Herman
Doyle
Zelda and F.
The Wheelbarrow
Nate West, We Think
Garbage
Fanzines
Post-Garbage
The Stepping Stone
Dirty Laundry
The Axe
Luck
The Prince of Darkness
The Writer's Bark
My Butcher
A Is for Atwood
Seven Frilly Pillows
The Miracle of Rome
Critics
Wise Words
Green Is Green
Afterword
Glossary