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Description - Recipes for Good Luck by Ellen Weinstein

What did Maya Angelou do to keep the words flowing? What is a NASA engineer's lucky charm? How does Thom Yorke prep for a concert? This book peeks into the dressing rooms, studios, labs, and locker rooms of leading creatives, politicians, scientists, and athletes of yesterday and today, to glimpse the unique traits and practices behind their success - from quirky superstitions and surprising fears to pre-performance rituals and unlikely inspirations. Each figure is portrayed with a charming and whimsical illustration, making this both a visually arresting and thought-provoking celebration of the real personalities, creative processes, and curious habits of influential figures who made their own luck. With a handsome silk-screened cloth spine and full-colour artwork throughout, this book makes an inspiring and special gift for anyone who could use - or who thinks they could use - a little good fortune.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781452162188
ISBN-10: 1452162182
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Chronicle Books
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ellen Weinstein

Ellen Weinstein is a New York-based award-winning illustrator and instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. She lectures, exhibits, and conducts workshops around the world, and creates work for editorials, books, advertising, and cultural institutions. She is a regular contributor to Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

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