The Book of Resting Places: A Personal History of Where We Lay the Dead

The Book of Resting Places: A Personal History of Where We Lay the Dead

by Thomas Mira y Lopez

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619021235
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 11/14/2017
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,284,594
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

THOMAS MIRA Y LOPEZ is from New York City. He earned an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from the University of Arizona, and his work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Kenyon Review Online, and The Normal School, among other publications. He currently lives in North Carolina, where he is the 2017–2018 Kenan Visiting Writer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

Memory, Memorial 3

Monument Valley 27

A Plan for the Afterlife 35

Overburden 51

The Path to the Saints 75

Capricci 87

The Rock Shop 109

Parallax 129

The Eternal Comeback 143

Coda, Codex 177

Acknowledgments 193

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