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A troubled guest : life and death stories

Author: Nancy Mairs
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a series of personal essays concerning the author's life and her experiences with death, including the sudden death of her father, her mother's lingering illness and death, and her own suicide attempt.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nancy Mairs; Nancy Mairs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Mairs
ISBN: 0807062480 9780807062487 9780807062494 0807062499
OCLC Number: 46343493
Description: 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A necessary end --
Death with father --
I enter orphanhood --
Aftermath --
Regrets, revision, release --
Lost children --
The death of the other --
Reflections on an anniversary --
Nicey Nancy and the bad buffaloes --
Ron her son, coda.
Responsibility: Nancy Mairs.
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Presents a series of personal essays concerning the author's life and her experiences with death, including the sudden death of her father, her mother's lingering illness and death, and her own suicide attempt.

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