New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
book cover of Embalming Mom: Essays in Life

Embalming Mom: Essays in Life

(2002)
The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction
A non fiction book by

 
In sixteen essays of wit, rage, and reconciliation, Embalming Mom chronicles loss and renaissance in a life that reaches from Florida to Arizona across to England and home again. Burroway brilliantly weaves her way through the dangers of daily life - divorcing her first husband, raising two boys, establishing a new life, scattering her mother's ashes, and sorting the meager possessions of her father. Each new danger and challenge highlights the tenacious will of the body and spirit to heal.

    


Hardback Editions

February 2002 : USA Hardback
thumb

Title: Embalming Mom: Essays in Life (Sightline Books: The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction (Hardcover))
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-87745-790-5 / 978-0-87745-790-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

September 2004 : USA Paperback
thumb

Title: Embalming Mom: Essays in Life (Sightline Books)
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-87745-907-X / 978-0-87745-907-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2004 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Embalming Mom: Essays in Life (Sightline Books)
Author(s): Janet Burroway
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



Search for