An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir

Kobo ebook | September 10, 2008

byElizabeth McCracken

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"This is the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending," writes Elizabeth McCracken in her powerful, inspiring memoir. A prize-winning, successful novelist in her 30s, McCracken was happy to be an itinerant writer and self-proclaimed spinster. But suddenly she fell in love, got married, and two years ago was living in a remote part of <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">France, working on her novel, and waiting for the birth of her first child.
This book is about what happened next. In her ninth month of pregnancy, she learned that her baby boy had died. How do you deal with and recover from this kind of loss? Of course you don't--but you go on. And if you have ever experienced loss or love someone who has, the company of this remarkable book will help you go on.
With humor and warmth and unfailing generosity, McCracken considers the nature of love and grief. She opens her heart and leaves all of ours the richer for it.

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"This is the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending," writes Elizabeth McCracken in her powerful, inspiring memoir. A prize-winning, successful novelist in her 30s, McCracken was happy to be an itinerant writer and self-proclaimed spinster. But suddenly she fell in love, got married, and two years ago was living in a remot...

Elizabeth McCracken is the author of "The Giant's House"&"Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry". She has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Michener Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, & the National Endowment for the Arts. She was also honored as one of "Granta's" 20 Best Writers Under 40. She lives in...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 10, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316039802

ISBN - 13:9780316039802

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