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The Futilitarians : our year of thinking, drinking, grieving, and reading

Author: Anne Gisleson
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A memoir of loss, friendship, and literature explores how the author and her husband, devastated by the deaths of family members and the loss of their home in Hurricane Katrina, established a reading group with friends who also endured difficult life setbacks.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gisleson, Anne, author.
Futilitarians.
(OCoLC)965766497
Named Person: Anne Gisleson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Gisleson
ISBN: 9780316501279 0316501271 9780316393898 0316393894
OCLC Number: 1000384795
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages)
Contents: January: All is vanity --
February: World of stone --
March: The belly of the whale --
April: The last suffer; or, The way of the crisis (Via Dolorosa) --
May: The dark wood --
June: Voices over water --
July: The least dead among all of us --
August: The metaphysical hangover --
September: The walled city --
October: The unwalled city --
November: Nineveh --
December: Sharing bread --
New Year's Eve: Tanks versus chickens.
Responsibility: Anne Gisleson.
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A memoir of loss, friendship, and literature explores how the author and her husband, devastated by the deaths of family members and the loss of their home in Hurricane Katrina, established a reading group with friends who also endured difficult life setbacks.

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