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The sum of trifles

The sum of trifles

Author: Julia Ridley Smith
Publisher: Athens The University of Georgia Press [2021]
Series: Crux; the Georgia series in literary nonfiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Always magic -- Jazz on school nights -- The house beautiful ... -- Or the house good enough -- The art of dying -- A miniature for my mother -- Legs -- Horror vacui -- The quilt -- Paper chase, a play of desire -- The sum of trifles.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Julia Ridley Smith; Julia Ridley Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Ridley Smith
ISBN: 9780820360416 0820360414
OCLC Number: 1288449196
Accession No: (DE-627)175490629X (DE-599)KXP175490629X (OCoLC)1288449196
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Description: 238 Seiten
Series Title: Crux; the Georgia series in literary nonfiction
Responsibility: Julia Ridley Smith.


A wise and moving memoir in essays, The Sum of Trifles offers up dark humour and raw feeling, mixed with an erudite streak. It's a curious, thoughtful look at how we live in and with our material  Read more...


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Julia Ridley Smith's Sum of Trifles is a beautifully crafted, elegiac journey. These essays-memories and mysteries of the author's eccentric parents and their eclectic collections, as well as moving Read more...

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