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Young widower : a memoir

Author: John W Evans
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Series: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John W. Evans was twenty-nine years old and his wife, Katie, was thirty. They had met in the Peace Corps in Bangladesh, taught in Chicago, studied in Miami, and were working for a year in Romania, when they set off with friends to hike into the Carpathian Mountains. In an instant, their life together was shattered. Katie became separated from the group. When Evans finally found her, he could only watch helplessly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Case studies
Biographies
Named Person: John W Evans; John W Evans; John W Evans
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Evans
ISBN: 9780803249523 0803249527 9780803254015 0803254016
OCLC Number: 861955520
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Grief/Grieving) 2014
Description: 185 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: How Lives Go On 1 --
There Are No Words 17 --
Losing the Marriage 27 --
Young Americans 39 --
The Legend of a Life 53 --
Flush 85 --
The Number Line 101 --
The Circle Game 115 --
Erasing the Room 127 --
Cognitive Bandwidth 141 --
Tying the Knot 151 --
Rehearsals for Departure 165 --
Alone to Tell Thee 177.
Series Title: River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Responsibility: John W. Evans.

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The author was twenty-nine years old and his wife, Katie, was thirty. They had met in the Peace Corps in Bangladesh, taught in Chicago, studied in Miami, and were working for a year in Romania when  Read more...

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"A tragic story told with such grace and artistry that the complex exploration of grief is finally revealed as redemptive. The honesty of John Evans's writing is unfaltering and deeply Read more...

 
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