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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Personal Memoirs
  • Language:English
  • Pages:168
  • eBook ISBN:9780985605513

Lies I Never Quite Believed

The Emancipation of Akil Johnson

by Akil Johnson

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Overview
Lies I Never Quite Believed is a book inspired by experiences throughout the life of its author, Akil Johnson. Despite having a way with words, Akil often struggled with the idea of seeing himself as a writer. This self-doubt continued even after Akil found a loyal audience for his work over many years as a newspaper columnist. Akil explains that he writes, not because he thinks he is an exceptional writer, but because he sees the good that his literary work has done in the lives of his readers. Lies… begins with an intimate look into Akil’s childhood, and continues into a collection of Akil’s poetic literature that has inspired thousands over the span of more than a decade.They come together like the different ingredients in a wonderful recipe that results in sweet inspiration. Are there lies you’ve been told that you have never quite believed? Akil says, "Some lies are well baked, but you can discover the truth if you are willing to cut into the cake."
Description
Lies I Never Quite Believed is a book inspired by experiences throughout the life of its author, Akil Johnson. Despite having a way with words, Akil often struggled with the idea of seeing himself as a writer. This self-doubt continued even after Akil found a loyal audience for his work over many years as a newspaper columnist. Akil explains that he writes, not because he thinks he is an exceptional writer, but because he sees the good that his literary work has done in the lives of his readers. Lies… begins with an intimate look into Akil’s childhood, and continues into a collection of Akil’s poetic literature that has inspired thousands over the span of more than a decade. They come together like the different ingredients in a wonderful recipe that results in sweet inspiration. Are there lies you’ve been told that you have never quite believed? Akil says, "Some lies are well baked, but you can discover the truth if you are willing to cut into the cake."
About the author
From having hosted his own weekly radio talk show, to writing a weekly motivational newspaper column Akil Johnson has been creating new and meaningful experiences for much of his 31 year old life. Wielding wisdom from a painful childhood, Akil has a unique ability to paint with words a picture that not only shows us who we are, but the possibility of whom we could be.
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