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Revertigo: an Off-Kilter Memoir

Skloot, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0299299503 / ISBN 13: 9780299299507
Editorial: Terrace Books, Madison, 2014
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Cloth in jacket. Signed by author. A bright, clean copy. ; 8vo ; 213 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 255363

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Título: Revertigo: an Off-Kilter Memoir

Editorial: Terrace Books, Madison

Año de publicación: 2014

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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Skloot s memoir resembles Joan Didion s "The Year of Magical Thinking, " with his revisiting past experiences to make sense of those things that make no sense. . . . A lovely read, "Revertigo" s story of acceptance creates a memoir to embrace. "North American Review"" Skloot s memoir resembles Joan Didion s The Year of Magical Thinking, with his revisiting past experiences to make sense of those things that make no sense. . . . A lovely read, Revertigo s story of acceptance creates a memoir to embrace. North American Review" With the inquisitive approach of a scientist, the sensibility of a poet, and the humor of the resigned, Skloot presents vertigo as a metaphorical condition of humanity. Geoff Kronik, Colorado Review " A beautifully written, moving account. Who would have imagined that a memoir exploring months of extreme vertigo and decades of neurological turbulence would be filled with so much joy and optimism? This gentle, wise, and perceptive memoir never fails to surprise. Dinty W. Moore, author of Between Panic & Desire " A sophisticated yet highly entertaining example of how memoir should serve us. Ron Slate, author of Incentive of the Maggot, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry " "With the inquisitive approach of a scientist, the sensibility of a poet, and the humor of the resigned, Skloot presents vertigo as a metaphorical condition of humanity."--Geoff Kronik, "Colorado Review " "A sophisticated yet highly entertaining example of how memoir should serve us."--Ron Slate, author of "Incentive of the Maggot," finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry "A beautifully written, moving account. Who would have imagined that a memoir exploring months of extreme vertigo and decades of neurological turbulence would be filled with so much joy and optimism? This gentle, wise, and perceptive memoir never fails to surprise."--Dinty W. Moore, author of "Between Panic & Desire"

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