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Family of Strangers

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ISBN-10: 193251144X

ISBN-13: 9781932511444

Edition: 2006

Authors: Deborah Tall

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"Without self-absorption, Tall traces the self's emergence in a place which she recognized from the start as her testing place."-Seamus Heaney "In the literature of place, Deborah Tall's book stands out for its delicacy, range of learning, and refreshing frankness."-Phillip Lopate In her third book of nonfiction, Deborah Tall explores the genealogy of the missing. Haunted by her orphaned father's abandonment by his extended family, his secretive, walled-off trauma and absent history, she sets off in pursuit of the family he claims not to have. From the dutiful happiness of Levittown in the 1950s to a stricken former shtetl in Ukraine, we follow Tall's journey through evasions and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sarabande Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English