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Resisting elegy : essays on grief and recovery

Author: Joel Peckham
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this thoughtful collection of narratives, author Joel Peckham explores the transformative power of emotional and physical pain from the vantage point of a husband and parent who lost his wife and a child in an accident that left him in chronic distress. Along the way, he fills a need for a brutally honest literary examination of not only grief and suffering, but also of recovery.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peckham, Joel.
Resisting elegy.
(DLC) 2011043521
(OCoLC)741548610
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Peckham
ISBN: 9780897336475 089733647X
OCLC Number: 876046457
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages)
Contents: Satellites --
Scream --
The neverland --
Ruins --
Resisting elegy --
Please take what you want.
Responsibility: Joel Peckham.
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In this thoughtful collection of narratives, author Joel Peckham explores the transformative power of emotional and physical pain from the vantage point of a husband and parent who lost his wife and a child in an accident that left him in chronic distress. Along the way, he fills a need for a brutally honest literary examination of not only grief and suffering, but also of recovery.

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."..Peckham's stories reflect honestly, and often shockingly, on [his] troubled marriage, their cultural differences, and Peckham's rejection of the outside world's expectations for his grief and Read more...

 
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