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Afflictions and Departures.

Author: Madeline Sonik
Publisher: Vancouver : Anvil Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist, Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction Nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction Afflictions & Departures is a collection of first-person experiential essays. However, this is not the realm of traditional memoir--in addition to incidents and feelings recaptured from memory, Sonik seeks out connections between the microcosm of the daily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sonik, Madeline.
Afflictions and Departures.
Vancouver : Anvil Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Madeline Sonik
ISBN: 1927380855 9781927380857
OCLC Number: 1045525180
Description: 1 online resource (111 pages)
Contents: Intro; First Passage; Korean Moon; Shadows; Superman; Intercourse; For Posterity; TheConstruction of Frames; Easter; The Truth about Fairies; Red; Ashes; Cemeteries; Wishes; Fetters; Afflictions; Flush; Hacking; About the Author.

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Winner, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Finalist, Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction Nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction Afflictions & Departures is a collection of first-person experiential essays. However, this is not the realm of traditional memoir--in addition to incidents and feelings recaptured from memory, Sonik seeks out connections between the microcosm of the daily events of her childhood and adolescence, and the social, historical, and scientific trends of the time. Afflictions & Departures begins by considering the turbulent and changing natur.

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