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Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

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A New York Times bestseller from the author of Dusk, Night Dawn, Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Almost Everything.

Author Anne Lamott writes about the three simple prayers essential to coming through tough times, difficult days and the hardships of daily life.

Readers of all ages have followed and cherished Anne Lamott's funny and perceptive writing about her own faith through decades of trial and error. And in her new book, Help, Thanks, Wow, she has coalesced everything she knows about prayer to these fundamentals.

It is these three prayers - asking for assistance from a higher power, appreciating what we have that is good, and feeling awe at the world around us - that can get us through the day and can show us the way forward. In Help, Thanks, Wow, Lamott recounts how she came to these insights, explains what they mean to her and how they have helped, and explores how others have embraced these same ideas.

Insightful and honest as only Anne Lamott can be, Help, Thanks, Wow is the everyday faith book that new Lamott readers will love and longtime Lamott fans will treasure.

Author: Anne Lamott
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Published: 11/13/2012
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.31h x 4.75w x 0.63d
ISBN: 9781594631290
Age Range: 18-UP

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2012
Publishers Weekly 10/08/2012
Booklist 11/15/2012 pg. 12
People Weekly 12/03/2012 pg. 55
Shelf Awareness 12/04/2012
Library Journal 02/01/2013 pg. 56

About the Author
Anne Lamott is the New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; Traveling Mercies; Bird by Bird; Operating Instructions, and the forthcoming Hallelujah Anyway. She is also the author of several novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California.

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