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The eclipse I call father : essays on absence

Author: David Axelrod
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English
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"A collection of essays exploring the concept of absence, ranging across topics as diverse as marriage, Japanese poetry, Craftsman design, Old English riddles, racism, extinction, fatherhood, mountaineering, predatory mega-fauna, street fighting, trains, the Great Depression, and the effects of climate change"--
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Named Person: David Axelrod; David Axelrod; David Axelrod; David Axelrod
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Axelrod
ISBN: 9780870719691 0870719696
OCLC Number: 1057376953
Description: vii, 211 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Bashō's frog --
Accretions of absence --
To live as we dream --
The eclipse I call father --
Boxing lessons --
Evidence of things not seen --
Note left on a mountain --
The old marriage --
Sometimes the great depression --
Auguries of absence --
From a slow train --
The Dharma upstream --
As the world caught fire --
What does the whitebark pine say?
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: David Axelrod.

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Ona balmy night in May 1970, David Axelrod vowed to allow no one and nothing he loved to pass from this life without praise, even if it meant praising the most bewildering losses. In these fourteen  Read more...

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