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The Faraway Nearby

Solnit, Rebecca (Book - 2013 )
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A companion to "A Field Guide for Getting Lost" explores the ways that people construct lives from stories and connect to each other through empathy, narrative, and imagination, sharing anecdotes about historical figures and members of the author's own family.
Authors: Solnit, Rebecca
Title: The faraway nearby
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, [2013]
Characteristics: 259 pages ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit
Contents: Apricots
Mirrors
Ice
Flight
Breath
Wound
Knot
Unwound
Breath
Flight
Ice
Mirrors
Apricots
Summary: A companion to "A Field Guide for Getting Lost" explores the ways that people construct lives from stories and connect to each other through empathy, narrative, and imagination, sharing anecdotes about historical figures and members of the author's own family.
ISBN: 9780670025961
0670025968
Branch Call Number: 814.54 S688f 2013
Subject Headings: Solnit, Rebecca Autobiography Authorship American essays Storytelling Narration (Rhetoric) Psychological aspects
Topical Term: Autobiography
American essays
Storytelling
Narration (Rhetoric)
LCCN: 2013001563
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A companion to "A Field Guide for Getting Lost" explores the ways that people construct lives from stories and connect to each other through empathy, narrative, and imagination, sharing anecdotes about historical figures and members of the author's own family.

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