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The obituary

  • 1.89 MB
  • English
Margaret K. McElderry Books , New York
Family -- Fiction., African Americans -- Fiction., Race relations -- Fic
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Following her grandfather"s death in rural North Carolina in 1947, twelve-year-old Pattie Mae learns more about her family after reading her grandmother"s collection of obituaries and traveling to Harlem, New York, to find her uncle who has escaped from the Ku Klux Klan.

StatementShelia P. Moses.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M8475 Ob 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296504M
ISBN 100689874316
LC Control Number2004020503

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The Obituary Writer is an unflinching exploration of loss and the love that somehow remains, one that both wounds and heals.

This is a deeply engaging and moving book.

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Andre Dubus III. The Obituary Writer is an engrossing book, drawing you in from page one. I admire this graceful and intimate writer for her literary sleight of hand: you don’t so much read about her characters as you inhabit them.4/5(34).

A great obituary tells a unique story and reflects the personality of the person it commemorates. Obituaries give visitation, funeral and memorial details Funeral services that include a viewing or wake are usually held within a few days of a death, but a funeral or memorial service can sometimes take place much later.

Feb 13,  · The Book. / Obituaries (From The "Beetlejuice" Soundtrack) Artist Danny Elfman; Licensed to YouTube by UMG (on behalf of Geffen). You'll find individual Guest Books on the page with each obituary notice.

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. Obituary guests books may be electronic, which usually means they are accessed online, or they may be in in the form of a book positioned near the entrance of the location where the funeral is taking place.

These books are meant to be keepsakes -- a way to remember how much the deceased was loved. THE OBITUARY WRITER is a wonderful novel with pensive themes, presented creatively and interestingly.

It is an easy read with a great flow and varied topics that draw readers in: sex, psychology, love, loss, and philosophies about relationships. The Washington Post Obituaries section has Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia obituaries, appreciations and death notices as well as historical obits and celebrity obituaries.

Part literary mystery and part love story, The Obituary Writer examines expectations of marriage and love, the roles of wives and mothers, and the emotions of grief, regret, and hope.

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Experiencing grief in different eras, they understand one another at the end of the book.

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Entertaining, but the ending. ‘The Obituary pushes narrative into uncharted territory. The text possesses a brilliant essence of time, place and flight that pulls the reader in, holds them close and urges them to read between the lines, the impressions, the moments.

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