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Jennifer Lauck

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Jennifer Lauck is the author of four memoirs, which include the international bestsellers Blackbird,Still Waters, Show Me the Way and soon to be released Found by Seal Press. A former newspaper reporter and television producer, Jennifer now lives in Portland, Oregon, with her two children

Working with My Hands


I've finished my fifth book tentatively titled Breathing Just a Little. This book has eaten up nine years of my life, in the telling and the living and now it is in the hands of my literary agent, Chip McGregor and I am taking a break. This is laughable because I'm not the kind of person who feels comfortable "taking a break." I am a do'er. Go. Go. Always on the move. In between tinkering arou Read more of this blog post »
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Blackbird: A Childhood Lost...

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Still Waters

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Found

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Show Me the Way: A Memoir i...

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Writing life

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La canción del mirlo

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Found: A Memoir

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Jennifer Lauck Jennifer Lauck said: " I read this book when it came out and shared agencies with him (thus got an inside tip). I am now reading it again, with an eye of a student. This book is masterful story telling and I want to understand what he did--as a fiction writer--to make it f ...more "

 

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I've finished my fifth book tentatively titled Breathing Just a Little. This book has eaten up nine years of my life, in the telling and the living a Read more of this blog post »
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"In language stunning in its ability to describe a person, scene, and emotion in few words, Jennifer Lauck takes us into her world. The world of a baby wrested from her mother at birth, a child whose adoptive parents both die before she is ten years o" Read more of this review »
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Okay, this is probably not cool...a writer is supposed to be distanced from her work but I really love this book. I am so happy to offer it up as answer to Blackbird as well. Finally, FINALLY I discovered satisfying answers that meant something to me ...more
" Hi Ann...yes indeed....I've got a novel in the works and a couple others on the burner too....mos of all, it's this book though. "
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" You are so right, write, ann! Thank you for your comment! "
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More of Jennifer's books…
“I can say anything, but the things I want to say are trapped in that wide open space so I don’t say anything at all.”
Jennifer Lauck, Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found

“and then, it's just me alone in bed with a man who can sleep with his back to me while I cry silent tears tha make the pillow wet around my head.”
Jennifer Lauck, Still Waters

“I've been the way he's being now, acting tough about things that really hurt me, and I can see right through to the truth. ”
Jennifer Lauck, Still Waters

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Paranormal Romanc...: Hi I'm new 17 102 Jan 05, 2010 04:36PM  
Books are my life...: Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found 2 13 Jan 17, 2010 12:39PM  
Who's Your Author?: 15 Books 27 226 Apr 02, 2010 10:49AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Spring Challenge 2010 Completed Tasks 2734 2460 May 31, 2010 09:00PM  
The Seasonal Read...: * Summer Challenge 2011 Completed Tasks (DO NOT DELETE ANY POSTS) 2636 816 Aug 31, 2011 09:18PM  
Comfort Reads: Strangely Comforted - They had it worse than I did! 87 212 Dec 08, 2011 10:21AM  
Books on the Nigh...: What are you reading March 2012? 201 236 Apr 01, 2012 01:24PM  
Comfort Reads: General Non-Fiction 74 171 Apr 05, 2012 02:31AM  
Books on the Nigh...: What are you reading April, 2012 151 232 Jun 06, 2012 09:18AM  
Books are my life...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Introductions 686 770 Aug 27, 2012 03:27PM  
25x33 Q&A with Jennifer Lauck — 5 members — last activity Jun 29, 2011 03:42PM
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