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The world before mirrors

Author: Joan Connor
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Series: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Traveling between the poles of Ohio and Vermont, childhood and motherhood, the author writes of a peripatetic family whose oddities make the quirks of a Thurber household seem downright subdued; and  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Connor
ISBN: 9780803264557 0803264550
OCLC Number: 62090791
Description: 148 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sleeping with Thurber --
My son at thirteen --
The waiting room --
Forsaken places --
Raising Abel --
The world before mirrors --
Bone key --
Masque --
Abandoned shoe --
The flying rabbit and the disappearing playground --
Tolstoy's daughter.
Series Title: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Responsibility: Joan Connor.
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"Joan Connor's essays are a survivor's psalms, a secular spirit's prayers played brilliantly in ragtime. She sees herself and all the rest of us-our yearnings, our secrets, our foibles-with such Read more...

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