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Vertigo / Edition 1

Vertigo / Edition 1

by Louise DeSalvo
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    ISBN-13: 2901558613958
    Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
    Publication date: 08/01/2002
    Series: The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series Series
    Edition description: 1ST FEMINI
    Pages: 304
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

    Table of Contents

    1Fixing Things1
    2My Sister's Suicide13
    3Combat Zones38
    4Finding My Way66
    5Safe Houses87
    6Colored Paper116
    7Spin the Bottle130
    8Boy Crazy145
    10The Still Center of the Turning Wheel189
    12A Portrait of the Puttana as a Woman in Midlife219
    13Personal Effects242

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    Vertigo 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    I think this book is really great. Louise is an amazing author, and she is wonderful to hear speak. If you get the chance, go see her. This book gives a different perspective on growing up in an Italian-American family, perhaps even a more realistic one. I have read and re-read the book, and am currently reading it for the third time. Highly reccomended.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    I began reading 'Vertigo' as an assigned reading requirement for a creative writing class and soon found myself reading far beyond assigned pages, wanted to delve further into the world Louise creates in this wonderful book! I recommend it to everyone. Her writing has changed how I see my own writing, and has become an inspiration to me. It saved me in many ways.