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Family free pdf Using letters and other family documents, Frazier reconstructs two hundred years of middle-class life, visiting small towns his ancestors lived in, reading books they read, and discovering the larger forces of history that affected them. He observes some of them during the British raid on Danbury, Connecticut, in the Revolutionary War- he follows others west as they pioneer in the wilderness of Ohio and Indiana- he visits the battlefields where they fought the Civil War. Frazier interviews old-timers, uncles, aunts, cousins, maids, and a beer-store owner who knew his dad. He pursues the family saga in aspect from trivial to grand, hoping for "a meaning that would defeat death." "Family "is a poetic epic of facts, a chronicle of Protestant culture's rise and fall, a memorial, and a revised view of American history as romantic as it is cold-eyed.

About Ian Frazier

Ian Frazier is the author of "Great Plains," "The Fish's Eye," "On the Rez," "Family," and "Travels in Siberia," as well as "Dating Your Mom," "Lamentations of the Father," and "The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days." A frequent contributor to "The New Yorker," he lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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Author : Ian Frazier
Publisher : Picador USA
Data Published : 01 February 2002
ISBN : 0312420595
EAN : 9780312420598
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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