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And then we grew up : on creativity, potential, and the imperfect art of adulthood

Author: Rachel Friedman
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Friedman was a serious violinist as a kid, but quit music in college. She never stopped fantasizing about what life would have been like if she hadn't put down her bow. Tracking down childhood friends from Interlochen Arts Camp, she questioned how their early creative ambitions translated into adult careers, relationships, and identities. Here she shares unexpected insights about creativity and contentment. --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Friedman, Rachel, 1981- author.
And then we grew up
New York : Penguin Books, [2020]
(DLC) 2019020365
Named Person: Rachel Friedman; Rachel Friedman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Friedman
ISBN: 9780143132127 0143132121
OCLC Number: 1096293483
Notes: Place of publication taken from publisher's website.
Description: 234 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Potential --
I was going to be an art monster instead --
On "making it" --
Never quit! (but maybe quit) --
Freedom's just another word --
Never compromise! (but definitely compromise) --
The kingdom of ordinary time --
I danced myself out of the womb --
The ghost ship that didn't carry us --
Coda.
Responsibility: Rachel Friedman.

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Friedman was a serious violinist as a kid, but quit music in college. She never stopped fantasizing about what life would have been like if she hadn't put down her bow. Tracking down childhood friends from Interlochen Arts Camp, she questioned how their early creative ambitions translated into adult careers, relationships, and identities. Here she shares unexpected insights about creativity and contentment. -- adapted from back cover

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