by Bia Lowe
No. of Pages: 179
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A collection of personal essays (19 pieces) summarizes a variety of life’s conditions, presenting observations on such diverse topics as allergies, skunks, bats, 1974, infidelity, and memory. National ad/promo. This collection contains: Allergy; Posterity; Our Kind; Pet, Noun and Verb; The Smell of Skunk; Revelation; Dancing Schools; Bats; Blood; Drummer; Mothers and Others but Also Brothers; Martian Sighting in Hollywood; Essential Bodies; Journey to the Center of the Earth; Bugaboo in the American Museum of Natural History; Cloven Hooves and Deviled Hams; Wings; About Being Awake While Driving from My High School Reunion; and Wild Ride From the dust jacket: ‘An utterly original mix of memoir, astute social observation, and bravura nature writing. Casting a keen and knowing eye on a variety of life’s conditions, Lowe takes readers on her minutely observed journeys. Whether she’s recounting the natural history of the pigeon or her stint as drummer for The Love Machine, an all-lesbian garage band, her gorgeous, unstintingly honest voice finds the universal in the particular, the sacred in the mundane. ‘
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