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The Resource Year of yes, Shonda Rhimes

Year of yes, Shonda Rhimes

Label
Year of yes
Title
Year of yes
Statement of responsibility
Shonda Rhimes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder reveals how saying Yes changed her life -- and how it can change yours too. She's the creator and producer of some of the most groundbreaking and audacious shows on television today, so who would suspect that Shonda Rhimes is an introvert? That she hired a publicist so she could avoid public appearances. That she hugged walls at splashy parties and suffered panic attacks before media interviews. Shonda Rhimes was an expert at declining invitations. Shonda's introvert life revolved around burying herself in work, snuggling her children, and comforting herself with food. And then, on Thanksgiving 2013, she decided to embrace the challenge: for one year, she would say Yes to everything that scared her. This memoir explores Shonda's life before -- her nerdy, book-loving childhood creating imaginary friends. And it chronicles her life after her Year of Yes had begun -- when she forced herself out of the house and onto the stage, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and giving the Dartmouth Commencement speech; when she learned to say yes to her health, yes to play and she stepped out of the shadows and into the sun; when she learned to explore, empower, applaud, and love her truest self. And you can, too. Shonda Rhimes is the executive producer and creator of the ABC television series Grey's Anatomy, and Scandal. She created the spinoff series Private Practice, and she is the executive producer of the ABC series How to Get Away with Murder. Shonda Rhimes studied screenwriting at the University of Southern California. ShondaLand is the name of her production company"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DBH
Dewey number
  • 808.2/25
  • B
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Year of yes, Shonda Rhimes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"How to dance it out, stand in the sun and be your own person"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xxii, 311 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476777122
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Year of yes, Shonda Rhimes
Publication
Note
"How to dance it out, stand in the sun and be your own person"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xxii, 311 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476777122
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

Library Locations

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      42.31598 -75.39325
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