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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Highland Community Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cambria County Library System. (Show)
  • 12 of 25 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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3 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Highland Community Library B TRE (Text) 35610000970405 HGHM New Book Shelf Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 006224857X
  • ISBN: 9780062248572
  • Physical Description: 211 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Another country -- Terminus -- Soul train -- Loop -- Pardon -- You know -- Dear diary -- Accounting -- Clairvoyance -- Evidence: last words -- Hallelujah -- Disclosure -- Evidence: tape of recorded conversations, June 3 and 4, 1985 -- What the record shows -- June 5, 1985 -- Jettison -- Proximity -- Before knowing remembers.
Summary, etc.:
At nineteen Trethewey's world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood, she confronted the twin pulls of life and death in the aftermath of unimaginable trauma. Here she explores the way this experience lastingly shaped the artist she became. Moving through her mother's history in the deeply segregated South and through her own girlhood as a 'child of miscegenation' in Mississippi, Trethewey plumbs her sense of dislocation and displacement in the lead-up to the harrowing crime that took place on Memorial Drive in Atlanta in 1985. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-
Women poets, American > Biography.
Mothers and daughters > United States > Biography.
Family violence > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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