Описание: Yes, it s true: you "can "learn how to be a verbal wizard Ever hear someone utter an unforgettable phrase and feel yourself reacting with with well, "awe? "Ever read a great quote and think "I could never come up with anything that clever"? Daunting as it may seem, there s nothing mystical about witcraft. Crafting memorable lines" doesn t "require DNA-encoded brilliance. What it "does "require is some knowledge of the tricks and techniques that make words stick. In "Word Hero, "Jay Heinrichs rescues the how-to of verbal artistry from cobwebbed textbooks and makes it entirely fresh even a little mischievous. Fear not: on offer here are not dry, abstract ideas couched in academic jargon. Rather, Heinrichs takes you on an amusing and amazingly "helpful " tour of the mechanisms that make powerful language work. You ll learn how to slyly plant your words in people s heads and draw indelible verbal pictures by employing such tools as crashing symbols, rapid repeaters, Russian Dolls and even the powers of Mr. Potato Head. With those tools and others tucked in your utility belt, you might not immediately achieve wordsmith immortality but you "will "become a better speaker, writer, and raconteur and long after people have forgotten everything else, they ll remember "your "priceless lines."
Автор: Rock, Chris Название: Rock This! ISBN: 0786885602 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780786885602 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 1108 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The National Bestseller--now in trade paperback From today's hottest stand-up comic--heir to Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy and known for his Emmy Award-winning HBO Specials and The Chris Rock Show--comes this edgy, no-holds-barred humor book about race, relationships, and politics.
Автор: Speyer, Chris Название: Devil`s rock ISBN: 0747597529 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780747597520 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 727 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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