Living Root: A Memoirby Michael Heller
Pub. Date: 08/28/2001
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Living Root is the story of an education, a writer’s wandering through personal and family history, through texts and traditions. Recalling his family’s origins in Bialystok as well as/i>
In this literary memoir, poet and essayist Michael Heller interweaves family and personal history with reflections on language, poetry, religion, and memory itself.
Living Root is the story of an education, a writer’s wandering through personal and family history, through texts and traditions. Recalling his family’s origins in Bialystok as well as his own childhood in Brooklyn and Miami Beach, poet and essayist Michael Heller creates a rich mosaic of reflections on his past, his origins, and the entanglements of thought and religion that have shaped his life and writing. Living Root enlarges the memoir genre, vividly illuminating the interactions of memory, autobiography, and the evolving creative self.
- State University of New York Press
- Publication date:
- SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.90(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.44(d)
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