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Inviting the Wolf in

Thinking About the Difficult Story

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A difficult story is any story whose content makes it challenging to tell or difficult to hear. Told for the wrong reasons, it can be as painful for the listener as for the teller. But as we know from literature and media from Sophie's Choice to The Sixth Sense, told properly, a difficult story can powerfully alter not only he who tells it, but those who hear it.

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Niemi uses storytelling as a community development tool, and Ellis is a children's librarian turned professional storyteller. They argue that storytellers should not avoid stories of wickedness and loss, sorry and grief, pain and tragedy, sickness and death, but rather should learn methods for presenting them that will reach an otherwise unreceptive audience. They do not index their work. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House, 2001
ISBN: 9780874836561
0874836565
9780874836233
0874836239
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 NIEMI
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ellis, Elizabeth 1943-

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