Origins of the Universe and What It All Means: A Memoir

Origins of the Universe and What It All Means: A Memoir

by Carole Firstman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938103919
Publisher: Dzanc Books
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,327,428
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Carole Firstman is an essayist, memoirist and journalist. Her writing has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and literary journals including Colorado Review, South Dakota Review, Watershed Review, Defunct Magazine, Reed Magazine, Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers and Fatherhood, Lifestyle Magazine, Baja Life, Valley Response, and The Valley Voice.

She received a Pushcart Prize Special Mention and her work has twice been noted in Best American Essays. Her forthcoming book, Origins of the Universe and What It All Means: A Memoir, is about the complications of familial relationships. She teaches at College of the Sequoias and California State University, Fresno and lives in Visalia, CA.

Table of Contents

Part I Light, Time, Earth 1

Part II Scorpions, Snakes 47

Part III Sitting-Up Mud 93

Part IV Starry Nights 131

Part V Songbirds 185

Part VI The Face of Perfection 227

Part VII Presence 265

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