TITLE

LAURA HILLENBRAND: OVERCOMING THE ODDS

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the book "Seabiscuit: An American Legend," about an extraordinary horse, written by Laura Hillenbrand. She wrote this book while suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. What began as an article for American Heritage became an obsession, and in the next two years the obsession became a book. She and her boyfriend moved to a cheap rental house farther downtown, and arranged her life around the project. When she felt too dizzy to read, she used to lie down and write with her eyes closed.
ACCESSION #
16846863

 

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