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Discover the beloved self-help classic featuring moving poems and insightful truisms that “is full of practical wisdom that will allow you to embrace and change your life” (John Gray, Ph.D., author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus).

Individuals, therapy groups, twelve-step programs, and the self-help community around the world have embraced the late Portia Nelson’s brilliant There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk. Warm, wise, and funny, her seminal poem “Autobiography in Five Chapters” is a treasured and often quoted motto for anyone seeking to better themselves and their life. “Treat yourself to a special book by a special lady” (Carol Burnett) with this perfect inspirational and motivational gift.

About The Author

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Portia Nelson (born Betty Mae Nelson; May 27, 1920–March 6, 2001) was a renaissance woman: a singer, songwriter, actress, composer, lyricist, painter, photographer, and author. She appeared in feature films such as The Sound of Music, Dr. Doolittle, The Hardy Boys, numerous TV series and was a long-time regular on All My Children.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words (April 17, 2012)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781451686357

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