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Living root : a memoir

Author: Michael Heller
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2000.
Series: SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Living Root is the story of an education, a writer's wandering through personal and family history, through texts and traditions. Recalling his family's origins in Bialystok as well as his own childhood in Brooklyn and Miami Beach, poet and essayist Michael Heller creates a rich mosaic of reflections on his past, his origins, and the entanglements of thought and religion that have shaped his life and writing.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Michael Heller; Michael Heller; Michael Heller
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Heller
ISBN: 0791446336 9780791446331 0791446344 9780791446348
OCLC Number: 43114337
Description: viii, 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture.
Responsibility: Michael Heller.

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"Living Root is the story of an education, a writer's wandering through personal and family history, through texts and traditions. Recalling his family's origins in Bialystok as well as his own childhood in Brooklyn and Miami Beach, poet and essayist Michael Heller creates a rich mosaic of reflections on his past, his origins, and the entanglements of thought and religion that have shaped his life and writing. Living Root enlarges the memoir genre, vividly illuminating the interactions of memory, autobiography, and the evolving creative self."--BOOK JACKET.

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