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Scrappy Little Nobody

by Anna Kendrick

Hardcover, 275 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $26.99 |


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A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the actress and star of "Up in the Air" recounts memorable milestones, from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster films that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses.

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Anna Kendrick Says Acting Is 'The Way That I Learn About Other People'

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