9780877459071

Embalming Mom : Essays in Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780877459071

  • ISBN10:

    087745907X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-08-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Iowa Pr

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Summary

In sixteen essays of wit, rage, and reconciliation, Embalming Mom chronicles loss and renaissance in a life that reaches from Florida to Arizona across to England and home again.

Author Biography

Janet Burroway is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita of Florida State University in Tallahassee.

Table of Contents

I didn't know Sylvia Plathp. 1
Danger and domesticity in the Deep Southp. 24
Embalming Momp. 34
Footprintsp. 48
Eleventh hourp. 52
Dad scatteredp. 57
Changesp. 69
Trash talkp. 86
My one true Westp. 93
Freeze framep. 99
Poolp. 104
PC and PCp. 110
We eat the earthp. 117
Of the beholderp. 122
Soldier sonp. 127
Bonnes Anniversairesp. 136
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