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A Family of Strangers free pdf "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 lies. Reflecting on family secrecy, postwar American culture, and the urge for roots, Tall's search uncovers not just a missing family b


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Author : Professor Deborah Tall
Publisher : Sarabande Books
Data Published : 01 November 2006
ISBN : 1936747227
EAN : 9781936747221
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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