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Kayak morning : reflections on love, grief, and small boats / Roger Rosenblatt.

Rosenblatt, Roger. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780062084033
  • ISBN: 0062084038
  • Description: 146 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco c2012.

Available copies

  • 10 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction BF 575 .C7 R67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction BF 575 G7 R675 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 155.937/Rosenblatt (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction BF 575 .G7 R67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 155.937 ROSENBLATT 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks BF575.G7 R67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction BF 575 .G7 R67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 155.93/ROSENBLATT (Text to phone) Missing -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 155.93 ROS (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 155.93 R (Text to phone) Available -
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Summary: "In [his earlier book] 'Making Toast', Roger Rosenblatt shared the story of his family in the days and months after the death of his thirty-eight-year-old daughter, Amy. Now, in 'Kayak Morning', he offers a personal meditation on grief itself. 'Everybody grieves,' he writes. From that terse, melancholy observation emerges a work of art that addresses the universal experience of loss. On a quiet Sunday morning, two and a half years after Amy's death, Roger heads out in his kayak. He observes, 'You can't always make your way in the world by moving up. Or down, for that matter. Boats move laterally on water, which levels everything. It is one of the two great levelers.' Part elegy, part quest, 'Kayak Morning' explores Roger's years as a journalist, the comforts of literature, and the value of solitude, poignantly reminding us that grief is not apart from life but encompasses it. In recalling to us what we have lost, grief by necessity resurrects what we have had."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Grief.
Loss (Psychology)
Solitude.

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