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The long goodbye

Author: Meghan O'Rourke
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this eloquent, somber memoir about the death of her mother and grieving aftermath, poet and journalist O'Rourke (Halflife) ponders the eternal human question: how do we live with the knowledge that we will one day die?
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Named Person: Meghan O'Rourke; Barbara Kelly O'Rourke; Meghan O'Rourke; Meghan O'Rourke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meghan O'Rourke
ISBN: 9781594487989 1594487987 9781611731095 1611731097
OCLC Number: 668193254
Notes: "A memoir"--Jacket.
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Long good-bye
Responsibility: Meghan O'Rourke.

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In this eloquent, somber memoir about the death of her mother and grieving aftermath, poet and journalist O'Rourke (Halflife) ponders the eternal human question: how do we live with the knowledge that we will one day die?

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