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No word for the sea : a professor and his wife face Alzheimer's

Author: Diane Glancy
Publisher: Eugene, Oregon : Wipf & Stock Pub, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No Word for the Sea is built on several layers of questioning: What is language? What is memory? Where does the mind go when the circuits shut down? The novel covers seven years in the lives of Solome and Stephen Savard in St. Paul, Minnesota. Stephen is provost at Cobson College, and Solome has raised three children. The events alternate between Stephen's first-person narrative and Solome's third-person narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glancy, Diane.
No word for the sea.
Eugene, Oregon : Wipf & Stock Pub, [2017]
(OCoLC)996977948
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Glancy
ISBN: 9781532632532 1532632533
OCLC Number: 1004845855
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 186.
Responsibility: Diane Glancy.

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No Word for the Sea is built on several layers of questioning: What is language? What is memory? Where does the mind go when the circuits shut down? The novel covers seven years in the lives of Solome and Stephen Savard in St. Paul, Minnesota. Stephen is provost at Cobson College, and Solome has raised three children. The events alternate between Stephen's first-person narrative and Solome's third-person narrative in accord with the breaking text of their lives. ""Once there was a common Indo-European language with words for winter and horse, but no word for the sea."" The history of the Engli.

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