Help, Thanks, Wow

The Three Essential Prayers
CD - unabridged
Audio (2 discs)
Product Number: BN9408
Released: Nov 05, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781469252209
Narrator/s: Anne Lamott
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

Anne Lamott is known for her perceptive and funny writings about spirituality. Readers of all ages have followed her faith journey through decades of trial and error (sometimes more error than Annie wanted), and in her new book, she has coalesced all she knows about prayer to three essentials : Help, Thanks, and Wow. It is these three prayers - asking for assistance from a higher power, appreciating all that we have and all that is good, and feeling awe at the beauty of the world around us - that can get us through the day and can show us the way forward. In Help, Thanks, Wow, Anne Lamott recounts how she came to these insights, explains what they mean to her and how they have helped, and explores how others have embraced these same ideas. Insightful, funny and honest, Help, Thanks, Wow is the everyday faith book that new Lamott readers will love and longtime Lamott fans will cherish.

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Author(s): Anne Lamott
Awards:2013-New York Times Bestseller

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eAudio
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Author(s): Anne Lamott
Product Number Z100146444
Released: Mar 19, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780593149836
eBook
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Author(s): Anne Lamott
Product Number EB00384906
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN: #9781101607732

Professional reviews

"Anne Lamott's little gem of a treatise on prayer is beautifully written but, unfortunately, less beautifully narrated. Lamott's lack of vocal variation ends up sounding a bit monotone and relentless. The book's essential kindness and humor still come through loud and clear--Lamott's definition of prayer is broad and forgiving, and the instances when "Help" or "Thanks" or "Wow" might be useful range from everyday stresses to larger tragedies. Lamott's musings on the value of speaking directly to a higher power are personal and relatable, accessible even to those who don't consider themselves especially spiritual. But the message would be that much stronger in the voice of a skilled narrator. J.M.D. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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