Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature

Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature

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Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Memoir. CLOSING THE BOOK: TRAVELS IN LIFE, LOSS, AND LITERATURE explores the intersection of literature and life in personal essays about traveling, teaching, reading, writing, living, and dying. Each essay's narrative arc is formed and informed by the act of reading literature that makes a reader feel like the book she's reading was somehow written specifically for her to read in that exact moment. Renstrom relies on science fiction as a catalyst for grief, as well as a means of pushing past grim realities to begin envisioning life reconstructed and to embrace the idea that "there's nothing wrong with rebuilding forever."show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 19.05mm | 255g
  • Pelekinesis
  • United States
  • English
  • 1938349245
  • 9781938349249

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