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The life of stuff : possessions, obsessions and the mess we leave behind

Author: Susannah Walker
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Black Swan editionView all editions and formats
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Only after her mother's death does Susannah Walker discover how much of a hoarder she had become. Over the following months, she has to sort through a dilapidated house filled to the brim with rubbish and treasures, in search of a woman she never knew in life. This is her last chance to piece together her mother's story and make sense of their troubled relationship. What emerges from the mess of scattered papers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Biography
Named Person: Susannah Walker; Susannah Walker; Patricia Walker; Susannah Walker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susannah Walker
ISBN: 9781784163303 1784163309
OCLC Number: 1084729074
Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Susannah Walker.

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--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Shortlisted for the James Tait Black biograpy prize 2019'This extraordinary, beautiful memoir gripped me from the first  Read more...

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