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The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Faber & Faber
Publication date October 28, 2008
Pages 443
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780865479937
ISBN-10 0865479933
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $17.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

"If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby . . . [his lessons inspire] epiphanies that make you see the contours of your psyche as sharply as your script."
―LA Weekly

John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle, Scream, and Shrek. The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all his secrets for writing a compelling script. Based on the lessons in his award-winning class, Great Screenwriting, The Anatomy of Story draws on a broad range of philosophy and mythology, offering fresh techniques and insightful anecdotes alongside Truby's own unique approach to building an effective, multifaceted narrative.

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from Faber & Faber (October 30, 2007)
9780865479517 | details & prices | 445 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $30.00
About: A respected story consultant to the film industry shares his secrets for writing a compelling script and offers fresh techniques and insightful anecdotes, alongside a unique approach to building an effective, multifaceted narrative that emphasizes the need for writers to draw on their own values, ideas, and worldviews to create an effective story.
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Reprint edition from Faber & Faber (October 28, 2008)
9780865479937 | details & prices | 443 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.00
About: "If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby .

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