Wake Up and Live!

Wake Up and Live!

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by Dorothea Brande
     
 

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Born in Chicago, Dorothea Brande (1893-1948) was a widely respected journalist, fiction writer, and writing instructor. Brande is widely known for her enduring guide to the creative process, Becoming a Writer, originally published in 1934 and still popular today. In 1936, Brande published a masterwork of practical psychology, Wake Up and Live! The book entered more

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Born in Chicago, Dorothea Brande (1893-1948) was a widely respected journalist, fiction writer, and writing instructor. Brande is widely known for her enduring guide to the creative process, Becoming a Writer, originally published in 1934 and still popular today. In 1936, Brande published a masterwork of practical psychology, Wake Up and Live! The book entered more than 34 printings and sold over 1,000,000 copies. For many years, Wake Up and Live!, with its simple and sound advice for personal excellence, rivaled the popularity of contemporaneous works such as Think and Grow Rich and How to Win Friends and Influence People. This classic of self-improvement is now available on audio with this new edition.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Eminently sensible and practical.”
– The New York Times Book Review
 
“A simple and usable technique of living…All I want to do is to buttonhole each and every one of my friends and say, ‘You must read Wake up and Live!’”
– Jean Starr Untermeyer
 
“Fascinating and exactly the spring tonic that most of us need.”
Chicago Tribune
 
“She made her own test with sincerity and faith, and her entire life was changed to one of overwhelming success.”
– Earl Nightingale, The Strangest Secret

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781469025889
Publisher:
Gildan Audio
Publication date:
04/29/2014
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“Eminently sensible and practical.”
– The New York Times Book Review
 
“A simple and usable technique of living…All I want to do is to buttonhole each and every one of my friends and say, ‘You must read Wake up and Live!’”
– Jean Starr Untermeyer
 
“Fascinating and exactly the spring tonic that most of us need.”
Chicago Tribune
 
“She made her own test with sincerity and faith, and her entire life was changed to one of overwhelming success.”
– Earl Nightingale, The Strangest Secret

Meet the Author

Dorothea Brande (1893-1948) was a well-respected writer and editor in New York. She was born in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago, the Lewis Institute in Chicago (later merged with Armour Institute of Technology), and the University of Michigan. Her book Becoming a Writer, published in 1934, is still in print and offers advice for beginning and sustaining any writing enterprise. She also wrote Wake Up and Live!, published in 1936, which sold over two million copies.

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