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Completing The Circle

Completing The Circle

by David A. Kates
     
 

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From the darkest tunnel, through a prism, David A. Kates renders the life and death of his mother, Judy, with searing love and feisty insight. The voice of this young poet-son lingers long after the burn of the final phrase.

--Martha Fuller

Instructor, Otis College of Art + Design, UCLA Extension, and UC Irvine Extension

What does a person do when his

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From the darkest tunnel, through a prism, David A. Kates renders the life and death of his mother, Judy, with searing love and feisty insight. The voice of this young poet-son lingers long after the burn of the final phrase.

--Martha Fuller

Instructor, Otis College of Art + Design, UCLA Extension, and UC Irvine Extension

What does a person do when his mother passes away from metastatic breast cancer, and he inherits grief, a townhouse, guilt, lipstick-stained tissues, flowers, a baby grand piano, melancholia, and a highly altered life?

He writes!

Completing the Circle: A Son's Memoir is vivid storytelling set in a much-loved home among the stark mountains and vast Pacific Ocean of Pacific Palisades, CA.

Completing the Circle mixes poetry and short stories to shed light on cancer, mortality, the mother/son relationship, bereavement, happiness, and dealing with change.

Completing the Circle concludes:

"A lot of tears stain this book,

As well as

A lot of hope for a vigorous future."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595334506
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/25/2004
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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