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13 Near Misses

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Presenting means talking to people.

Anke Tröder has lived in Presentation Land for almost thirty years. She knows what a thrilling and spine-tingling place it can be. But her menagerie of 13 Near Misses isn’t a freak show of Utter & Ultimate Disasters. Meet charming Miss Shy and her flustered friends and relatives who live right up on Public Speaking Edge. Which Near Mi
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Hardcover, 56 pages
Published November 2018 by Anke Tröder
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Martin Post
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommended reading for young adults who want to find their own voice, not just learn a few “tricks”

What a charming little book this is (and I’m not belittling it by saying so).

It’s fun, but it takes its subject – young women who have trouble presenting, or think they do – seriously. It’s not patronising or sensationalist as so many other presentation books. There’s no “Wow” effect here, no promises of transforming the reader into someone else. Instead, the poems that make up the book’s first pa
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