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The Beautiful Minds project is an endeavor which seeks to encourage people to peer beyond their assumptions about the sea of anonymous faces they pass every day, and realize that everyone has a special story to tell; some insight and wisdom to offer. In a city as populated as New York, we have an unparalleled opportunity to be enriched and enhanced by the people around u ...more
Paperback, 62 pages
Published July 28th 2018 by Jackie Goldman
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Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Some things in the world can/will go wrong. Some people are disgusting by nature, but when somebody does good or accomplishes success, one can’t but feel happy for them. And maybe, just maybe, we can be like them, too.
Beautiful Minds is a collection of various people with various talents. We got a violinist who accomplished her dreams of playing the violin with such elegance that she now has the honor to play professionally. An actor who doesn’t just act to entertain the masses but acts to en
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Aug 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
"Beautiful Minds" is a six chapter volume, where each chapter is devoted to telling the story of a New Yorker as a compelling, first person narrative. Ms. Goldman demonstrates her range of ghostwriting skills by convincingly taking on the different voices of such diverse characters as a gentle violinist, an actor, a volunteer activist, a fashion designer and a model and performance artist. Each chapter reads like a short story, where the reader is made to understand what events in the subject's ...more
Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever passed by a stranger and wondered who they were? What they did for a living? How they got to where they are in their lives? Jackie Goldman introduces us to some of these interesting people in her book, “Beautiful Minds”. This book is a collection of stories about real people in New York; Each chapter focus’ on a different person with a unique passion and gives us a glimpse into their world. With every chapter comes a fascinating story, that is truly inspiring! “Beautiful Minds” can ...more
Jan Marie
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful Minds is a welcoming read. In looking for something inspiring to read I stumbled across a copy. It is a nicely written piece, as Goldman warmly sets you up to meet six New Yorkers who are pursuing their passions. Each one sharing their inspiring tale of how they found their passion. Took the risk on that passion to pursue it which leads them all to the fabulous New York City.
I found the book sweet and lovely. I loved each tale. I could completely relate to each person knowing their pa
Oct 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful minds is a wonderful book about wonderful people. It shows off the lives of New Yorkers and what their jobs/hobbies mean to them. It gives an insight into the minds of talented and trust worthy people and the elegant writing really helps you empathize with the people and helps you experience their stories with them.
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Jackie Goldman is the finalist for the Reader's Choice literary Awards 2019 (Awakening) and one of the best reviewed books for the month of October in October of 2018 (Beautiful Minds).

Jackie was born in Vancouver, Canada and moved to New York in the early '90's. She presently resides in Brooklyn with her two children.

Jackie enjoys both fiction and ghostwriting. You can find out more about her a

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