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Life after leaving : the remains of spousal abuse

Author: Sophie Tamas
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2011.
Series: Writing lives--ethnographic narratives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After leaving her twelve-year marriage, Sophie Tamas went to the local women's shelter to ask if she had been abused. The result is Life after leaving, a performative, arts-based journey into the aftermath of spousal abuse and the endless struggle to make sense of loss. We see Sophie's world--the academic lectures, the therapy sessions, the childrearing, the dealings with an ex-spouse, the house reconstruction--as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tamas, Sophie.
Life after leaving.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011022308
(OCoLC)726818965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Tamas
ISBN: 9781611320633 1611320631
OCLC Number: 743694027
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The story begins --
Asking books --
Asking others --
Findings --
The story ends.
Series Title: Writing lives--ethnographic narratives.
Responsibility: Sophie Tamas.

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Both personal and theoretical, autoethnographic and analytical, this book offers a performative, arts-based narrative about the aftermath of abusive marriages, using the stories, drawings, songs of  Read more...

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"Life after Leaving" is an amazing, brilliant work, hard to put down, charts new territory! Norman K Denzin, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana" "Life after Leaving" represents the best in Read more...

 
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