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Love’s Long Line

Love’s Long Line

  • 作者: Scott, Sophfronia
  • 原文出版社:Mad Creek Books
  • 出版日期:2018/02/11
  • 語言:英文
  • 定價:698
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內容簡介



Sophfronia Scott turns an unflinching eye on her life to deliver a poignant collection of essays ruminating on faith, motherhood, race, and the search for meaningful connection in an increasingly disconnected world.
In Love's Long Line, Scott contemplates what her son taught her about grief after the shootings at his school, Sandy Hook Elementary; how a walk with Lena Horne became a remembrance of love for Scott's illiterate and difficult steelworker father; the unexpected heartache of being a substitute school bus driver; and the satisfying fantasy of paying off a mortgage. Scott's road is also a spiritual journey ignited by an exploration of her first name, the wonder of her physical being, and coming to understand why her soul must dance like Saturday Night Fever's Tony Manero.

Inspired by Annie Dillard's observation in Holy the Firm that we all "reel out love's long line alone . . . like a live wire loosed in space to longing and grief everlasting," Scott's essays acknowledge the loneliness, longing, and grief exacted by a fearless engagement with the everyday world. But she shows that by holding the line, there is an abundance of joy and forgiveness and grace to be had as well.

 

作者簡介


Sophfronia Scott is a novelist and former writer for Time and People. She is the author of four books of fiction and nonfiction, including Unforgivable Love and All I Need to Get By.


 

詳細資料

  • ISBN:9780814254639
  • 規格:平裝 / 240頁 / 21.59 x 13.72 x 0.76 cm / 普通級 / 初版
  • 出版地:美國

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