9780877457909

Embalming Mom: Essays in Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780877457909

  • ISBN10:

    0877457905

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-03-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Iowa Pr

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Summary

Sixteen witty, angry, insightful essays about loss and life chronicles the author's struggles with work and love before the era of feminism. By the author of Raw Silk and Cutting Stone.

Table of Contents

I Didn't Know Sylvia Plath
1(23)
Danger and Domesticity in the Deep South
24(10)
Embalming Mom
34(14)
Footprints
48(4)
Eleventh Hour
52(5)
Dad Scattered
57(12)
Changes
69(17)
Trash Talk
86(7)
My One True West
93(6)
Freeze Frame
99(5)
Pool
104(6)
PC and PC
110(7)
We Eat the Earth
117(5)
Of the Beholder
122(5)
Soldier Son
127(9)
Bonnes Anniversaires
136(5)
Acknowledgments 141

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