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Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Peek into the private lives of 18 professional writers from the North West Territories to Prince Edward Island in this anthology described by the New York Journal of Books as an "eclectic mix of memories of shared love, laughter, and hope (that) should appeal to a wide readership." Drive through the North West Territories with Helena Katz as she drives a herd of alpacas to ...more
Paperback, 167 pages
Published May 6th 2011 by Bridgeross Communications (first published April 11th 2011)
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May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This collection of short nonfiction accounts is linked by a common thread of veracity and sincerity that has one reading through the whole gamut of emotions from humor to pathos. Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List is divided up into a number of sections, regaling the reader with humorous anecdotes (“Misadventures”), reaching out with pathos to the very heart of the reader’s awareness (“Rearview Mirror”), coming to grips with life’s milestones (“What in the World”), remembering those who have ...more
May 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Florio-Graham’s spirited introduction to Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List introduces the reader to a literary-minded coterie of friends that are bound together by their addiction to writing. Coming from all walks of life, including broadcasting, technology and education, they have contributed to this collection of short non-fiction pieces with accounts and revelations gleaned from their past. Their intimate portrayals of both the ups and downs of everyday existence are heartwarming in thei ...more
May 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was having a bad day. I needed an escape. The fictitious novel I picked up could not 'take me away' from the realities
that were getting me down.

I put it down and picked up 'Prose To Go'. I read from start to finish in one sitting. That is simply an immediate 5 STARS to me.

Eighteen professional writers who are longtime friends, connected because of their passion about writing.

But this is not about "writing'. This is a collection of their own personal 'snippets in time' that they share with the
Karen Macdonald
Jun 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For me,the experience of reading' Prose to Go' was similar to being at a dinner party. Throughout the evening something said by someone will evoke a memory from another...and so the stories begin. It felt like meeting someone new at that party and getting a glimse of who they were from their story. I thoroughly enjoyed the book; however, I now think of my breasts as pita breads with nipples.

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