Excavating Memory: Archaeology and Home

Author:   Elizabeth Mosier
Publisher:   New Rivers Press
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9780898233827


Pages:   96
Publication Date:   01 April 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Literary Nonfiction. The strings of a violin have to be held in place on both ends, and the two poles of Elizabeth Mosier's book are memory (as archaeology) and forgetting (in the very moving passages about the author's mother and her descent into the blankness of Alzheimer's). The music of this book is very fine indeed, and its passion is for the preservation of objects, moments, persons, and places that Elizabeth Mosier has loved. In its clear-sighted lyric eloquence, this book is unforgettable. --Charles Baxter

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Author:   Elizabeth Mosier
Publisher:   New Rivers Press
Imprint:   New Rivers Press
Weight:   0.227kg
ISBN:  

9780898233827


ISBN 10:   0898233828
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   01 April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Elizabeth Mosier logged one thousand volunteer hours processing colonial-era artifacts at Philadelphia's Independence National Historical Park Archeology Laboratory to write EXCAVATING MEMORY: ARCHAEOLOGY AND HOME. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, her nonfiction work has been selected as notable in Best American Essays and appears widely in journals and newspapers including Cleaver, Creative Nonfiction, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She writes the Intersections column for the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin.

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