As Close to Us as Breathing

As Close to Us as Breathing

by Elizabeth Poliner

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ISBN-13: 9780316384117
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 26,681
File size: 604 KB

About the Author

Elizabeth Poliner is the author of Mutual Life & Casualty, a novel-in-stories, and the forthcoming collection of poems, What You Know in Your Hands. Her stories and poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other journals. A recipient of seven individual artist grants from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, she has also been awarded fiction scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers' conferences. She teaches creative writing at Hollins University.

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As Close to Us as Breathing: A Novel 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very insightful on loss and sorrow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is an interesting look at the tensions between what is best for the individual versus the family. This really resonated with me personally coming from a tight knit family. I liked how the book talks about what lead up and happened after the death of the narrator's brother. Towards the end you learn what happened that day and gain an understanding of why different characters responded the way that they did to the death.
Ilovemister More than 1 year ago
Great Book. Awesome!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read Well written
Anonymous More than 1 year ago