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Made holy : essays

Author: Emily Arnason Casey
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In her debut collection, Made Holy, Emily Arnason Casey explores loss, longing, and the ever-shifting lens of time. Memory and the art of noticing form the basis of these lyric essays that meditate on family, addiction, motherhood, and home. Shifting nimbly between time and place--from the lakes of her childhood in Minnesota to the landscape of her adult life in Vermont--Casey returns to certain memories as though  Read more...

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Named Person: Emily Arnason Casey; Emily Arnason Casey
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Arnason Casey
ISBN: 9780820355993 0820355992
OCLC Number: 1090699853
Description: 188 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The cabin --
Ancestry of illness --
Self-portrait --
The blue room --
That kind of blue --
The birds --
Prayer for the woman murdered in my neighborhood --
On the life of objects --
Looking at a photograph of a deer head --
Laughing water --
Alchemy of shadow --
Ultima Thule --
The highway home --
Reverence song --
Prayer for the scavenger world --
Body of memory, phoenix of time --
Beneath a sky of gunmetal gray --
Sorrow is a mother --
Made holy --
Woodland bound.
Series Title: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Emily Arnason Casey.


In haunting prose that will follow you for days to come, Made Holy tells the story of the American family. Love, loss, and addiction entwine in this moving debut collection.  Read more...


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