Lessons from a Desperado Poet by Baxter Black
How to Find Your Way When You Don't Have a Map, How to Win the Game When You Don't Know the Rules, and When Someone ... What They Really Mean Is They Can't Do It.

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118 tips from America’s Best-Selling Cowboy Poet on how to carve a living out of thin air and live with yourself while you do it.

About Baxter Black

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Baxter Black is a commentator for NPR whose syndicated column runs in more than 100 newspapers. He lives in Arizona.
Published June 1, 2011 by Globe Pequot Press. 232 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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But poets and writers will be ready to leap from the nearest ledge when they learn how, after turning down a poetry contract with Crown Publishing during a phone conversation, Black mentioned an old novel in his closet, and it was accepted right away.

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A cowboy through and through Black has added to his long list of literary creations a memoir/life lesson/how-to in his latest contribution, where he encourages readers to live a life that is unparalleled and uncompromising, a life lived on your terms while respecting others and their contributions.

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When a nonfiction book defies description (and that’s not a criticism), it helps to consider the extra-long subtitle publishers currently slather across book covers.

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