Memorial Drive : a daughter's memoir / Natasha Trethewey
Large Print Book | Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2020 | First Harper Large Print edition.
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Edition
First Harper Large Print edition.
Description
220 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Physical Medium
large print
Contents
Prologue -- Another country -- Terminus -- Soul train -- Loop -- Pardon -- You know -- Dear diary -- Accounting -- Clairvoyance -- Evidence: last words -- Hallelujah -- Disclosure -- Evidence: tape of recorded conversations, June 3 and 4, 1985 -- What the record shows -- June 5, 1985 -- Jettison -- Proximity -- Before knowing remembers.
Summary
At nineteen Trethewey's world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood, she confronted the twin pulls of life and death in the aftermath of unimaginable trauma. Here she explores the way this experience lastingly shaped the artist she became. Moving through her mother's history in the deeply segregated South and through her own girlhood as a 'child of miscegenation' in Mississippi, Trethewey plumbs her sense of dislocation and displacement in the lead-up to the harrowing crime that took place on Memorial Drive in Atlanta in 1985. -- provided by publisher.
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ISBN
9780063076709 (large print ; paperback)
0063076705 (large print ; paperback)
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