Laura Hillenbrand Quotes

Laura Hillenbrand Quotes: While it's really hard to do, at the same time, I'm escaping my body, which I really want to do. I'm living someone else's life. I get very intensely into the story, into the interviews and the research. I'm experiencing things along with my subjects. I have a freedom I don't have in my physical life
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Laura Hillenbrand Quote: I was 8 years old when I went across the street from my house to a fair, and they always had a used book sale. For a quarter I bought a book called 'Come On Seabiscuit.' I loved that book. It stayed with me all those years
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Quotes about Laura Hillenbrand: Honestly, I expected to get a cold reception because of my subject matter. But when editors took a look at the story I had to tell, and saw that this was not a parochial story at all, they really warmed to it
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Quote about Laura Hillenbrand: I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest
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Laura Hillenbrand Sayings: Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison
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Laura Hillenbrand Saying: A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain. Louie thought: Let go.
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Sayings about Laura Hillenbrand: I'm attracted to subjects who overcome tremendous suffering and learn to cope emotionally with it
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Saying about Laura Hillenbrand: At that moment, something shifted sweetly inside him. It was forgiveness, beautiful and effortless and complete. For Louie Zamperini, the war was over.
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Laura Hillenbrand Quotes: And at that point, I think my experience in covering the subject helped me. I think editors felt comfortable with the idea of me telling this story because I had demonstrated that I know this business pretty well
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Laura Hillenbrand Quote: I think authors can get into trouble viewing the subject matter as their turf
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Quotes about Laura Hillenbrand: In 1938... the year's #1 newsmaker was not FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. Nor was it Lou Gehrig or Clark Gable. The subject of the most newspaper column inches in 1938 wasn't even a person. It was an undersized, crooked-legged racehorse named Seabiscuit.
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