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Being perfect
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New York : Random House, c2005.
Physical Desc:
48 pages : ill. ; 19 cm.
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170.44 Q7 2005
McKinley
170.44 Q7 2005
South Natomas
170.44 Q7 2005
Description
A few times in your life, someone will tell you something so right, so deeply true that it changes you forever. That is what Anna Quindlen, author of the timeless bestseller A Short Guide to a Happy Life, does here.
In Being Perfect, she shares wisdom that, perhaps without knowing it, you have longed to hear: about “the perfection trap,” the price you pay when you become ensnared in it, and the key to setting yourself free. Quindlen believes that when your success looks good to the world but doesn’t feel good in your heart, it isn’t success at all.
She asks you to set aside your friends’ advice, what your family and co-workers demand, and what society expects, and look at the choices you make every day. When you ask yourself why you are making them, Quindlen encourages you to give this answer: For me. “Because they are what I want, or wish for. Because they reflect who and what I am. . . . That way lies dancing to the melodies spun out by your own heart.”
At the core of this beautiful book lies the secret of authentic success, the inspiration to embrace your own uniqueness and live the life that is undeniably your own, rich in fulfillment and meaning.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, A. (2005). Being perfect. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, Anna. 2005. Being Perfect. New York: Random House.

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Quindlen, Anna, Being Perfect. New York: Random House, 2005.

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Quindlen, Anna. Being Perfect. New York: Random House, 2005. Print.

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