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Guardians An Elegy for a Friend

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ISBN-10: 1250024153

ISBN-13: 9781250024152

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sarah Manguso

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"An unidentified white man was struck and instantly killed by a Metro-North train last night,' reported the July 24, 2008, edition of The Riverdale Press. This man was named Harris, and The Guardians - written in the years after he escaped from a psychiatric hospital and ended his life - is Sarah Manguso's heartbreaking elegy for Harris.Harris was a man who "played music, wrote software, wrote music, learned to drive, went to college, went to bed with girls.' In The Guardians, Manguso grieves not for family or for a lover, but for a best friend. With startling humor and candor, Manguso paints a portrait of a friendship between a man and a woman - in all its unexpected detail - and shows…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.29" tall
Weight: 0.264