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What Would You Do If You Had No Fear

Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots

by Diane Conway Author · Anne Lamott Author of introduction, etc.


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For this book, author Diane Conway approached a police officer, a waitress, a politician, a lawyer, a cab driver, and many others, and asked them each the same question: "What would you do if you had no fear?" The results, chronicled in this book, were both surprising and enlightening. Her respondents told her their secrets, their long-hidden dreams, and their fears. Their dreams included quitting mind-numbing jobs, applying to medical school, buying tickets to South America, finding true love, quitting drinking, or having an affair. The distance between dreaming and doing, according to Conway, is surprisingly short. In What Would You Do If You Had No Fear? her fresh voice and "Studs Terkel in drag persona" challenge readers to stop, open their hearts, and truly live. Included are self-tests, quizzes, growth exercises, and inspiring quotes for realizing one's fear-free potential.

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Blackstone Publishing
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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Anne Lamott (Author of introduction, etc.)

Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Stitches; Help, Thanks, Wow; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; and Traveling Mercies, among others. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the ...

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Diane Conway (Author)

Diane Conway is a popular inspirational speaker, workshop leader, and comedian who lives her dreams while quaking in her boots. She's appeared on British and American television, in comedy clubs, and in plays like Tony n' Tina's Wedding.

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