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Postsecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives

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In the movie, In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung whispers his most secret thoughts into a hole in the ruined temple of Angkor Wat. In Bethlehem, pilgrims write out their prayers and wishes and stuff them into tiny cracks between the bricks at the Western wall. With Frank Warren's PostSecret, everyday folks anonymously send postcards of their most intimate stories, truths, and lies to be published for all to see. Each card is a unique piece of art hand-crafted by the nameless confessor. Intriguing and creative. I love it.
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A fascinating, addictively compelling look at people's deepest secrets, told through anonymously submitted postcards. Frank Warren is the founder and curator of the Postsecret project. For the project, which was started in October 2004, Warren asked people to write a secret they had never told anyone on a handmade postcard and mail it to him. He then displayed selected cards, the authors are anonymous on his website, www.postsecret.com. The response was overwhelming, and the cards are astonishing in their honesty and creativity. Each card bears an intimate, powerful, or even chilling sentiment, told through handmade illustrations, photographs, collages, and other creative means. Among the thousands of amazing cards Warren received are the following messages: "Sometimes when I'm having sex with my wife I'm thinking of my mom..."I waste office supplies because I hate my boss." "I am a Southern Baptist pastor's wife. No one knows that I do not believe in God."

Synopsis:

The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.

One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.

He fell in love.

Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Chasers of the Light features some of his most insightful and beautifully worded pieces of workand#151;poems that illuminate grand gestures and small glimpses, poems that celebrate the beauty of a life spent chasing the light.

Synopsis:

A gift that opens your eyes, your heart, and your world

In 2009, Eric Telchin noticed a heart in a pool of melted ice cream, and hearts have followed him ever since. He launched boyseeshearts.com as a forum to share his "found" hearts, and an Internet phenomenon was born.

This enticing book pairs Eric's photography with short, poignant text to create the ultimate gift for anyone looking to lend, mend, or charm a heart. The simple message of being open to seeing hearts and finding love is one that will resonate with readers of all ages. Anyone can see hearts; it's just a matter of remembering to look for them.

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About the Author

Frank Warren is a small business owner based in Maryland who started postsecret.com as a community art project. Since October 2004, Warren has received thousands of anonymous postcards which have been featured in galleries, the popular music video for the All-American Rejects' "Dirty Little Secret," and, most recently, in the bestselling book PostSecret. Ranked by New York magazine as the third most popular blog on the Internet, Warren's website earned several awards at both the 2006 Bloggy and Webby Awards and continues to attract over 3 million visitors a month. Warren has appeared on Today, 20/20, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and Fox News, among others. He lives in Germantown, Maryland, with his wife and daughter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060899196
Author:
Warren, Frank
Publisher:
ReganBooks
Author:
Telchin, Eric
Author:
Gregson, Tyler Knott
Author:
by Frank Warren
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Private
Subject:
Communication in art.
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Postcards
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
General Poetry
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
paper-over-board
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.5 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 4

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"Staff Pick" by ,

In the movie, In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung whispers his most secret thoughts into a hole in the ruined temple of Angkor Wat. In Bethlehem, pilgrims write out their prayers and wishes and stuff them into tiny cracks between the bricks at the Western wall. With Frank Warren's PostSecret, everyday folks anonymously send postcards of their most intimate stories, truths, and lies to be published for all to see. Each card is a unique piece of art hand-crafted by the nameless confessor. Intriguing and creative. I love it.

"Synopsis" by ,
The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.

One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.

He fell in love.

Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Chasers of the Light features some of his most insightful and beautifully worded pieces of workand#151;poems that illuminate grand gestures and small glimpses, poems that celebrate the beauty of a life spent chasing the light.

"Synopsis" by ,
A gift that opens your eyes, your heart, and your world

In 2009, Eric Telchin noticed a heart in a pool of melted ice cream, and hearts have followed him ever since. He launched boyseeshearts.com as a forum to share his "found" hearts, and an Internet phenomenon was born.

This enticing book pairs Eric's photography with short, poignant text to create the ultimate gift for anyone looking to lend, mend, or charm a heart. The simple message of being open to seeing hearts and finding love is one that will resonate with readers of all ages. Anyone can see hearts; it's just a matter of remembering to look for them.

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