1 edition of Death and other holidays found in the catalog.
Death and other holidays
Written in English
Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize for the Novella.
|Other titles||Death & other holidays|
|LC Classifications||PS3622.O348 D43 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||2018037665|
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Death & Other Holidays is her fiction debut, and won the inaugural Miami Book Fair/ de Groot Prize, the only American literary award honoring the novella. Read more.
Product details. Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Melville House (Novem ) 5/5(5). The Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize winner, this debut fiction introduces a distinctive new American voice.
Funny, tender, and wholly original, Death & Other Holidays is a year in the life of a young woman coming to terms with the death /5. Death & Other Holidays is her fiction debut, and won the inaugural Miami Book Fair / de Groot Prize for fiction.
“Death and Other Holidays brilliantly balances humor and anger, sorrow and beauty. Vogel’s subjects may be grief and death, but her writing reflects life as we live it, life with its many Death and other holidays book, unnoticed balances.”ISBN: —BOOK RIOT "Death and Other Holidays brilliantly balances humor and anger, sorrow and beauty.
Vogel's subjects may be grief and death, but her writing reflects life as we live it, life with its many intricate, unnoticed balances."—NPR “A tour de force Composed of gorgeous vignettes 5/5(5). 'Death And Other Holidays' Is A Perfect Literary Break Novem • Marci Vogel's new novella spans a year in the life of April, a young woman blindsided by : Marci Vogel.
'Death And Other Holidays' Is A Perfect Literary Break Marci Vogel's new novella spans a year in the life of April, a young woman blindsided by loss. It's the perfect length for a story, and the Author: Lily Meyer.
Marci Vogel is an award-winning writer, translator and poet. She is the author of the poetry collection At the Border of Wilshire & lives in Los Angeles. Death & Other Holidays is her fiction debut, and won the inaugural Miami Book Fair/ de Groot Prize, the only American literary award honoring the novella.
Funny, tender, and wholly original, Death & Other Holidays is a year in the life of a young woman coming to terms with the death of her beloved stepfather, while attempting to find love in LA.
We are introduced to her friends and family, as she struggles to launch herself out into the world, to take the risks of love -- the one constancy in 5/5(1).
Death and Other Holidays is the rare book that treats relentless, humdrum grief with humor and pathos—and without a shred of sentimentality. Before its publication, it won the Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize for the Novella, and it’s not hard to see why.
It’s a realist work in an unreal world.3/4(6). Death and Other Holidays, poet and translator Marci Vogel’s fiction debut, does exactly that.
Vogel won the Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize, which is America’s only book award honoring the novella, and it’s a thrill to see that award — any award — given to writing as shaggy, conversational, and unabashedly poetic as hers. Death and other holidays. [Marci Vogel] -- "Funny, tender, and wholly original, Death & Other Holidays is a year in the life of a young woman coming to terms with the death of her beloved stepfather, while attempting to find love in LA.
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We are introduced to her friends and family, as she struggles to launch herself out into the world, to take the risks of love -- the one constancy in. Death and Other Holidays Marci Vogel. Melville House (PRH, dist.), $23 (p) ISBN the book succeeds in creating a portrait—if not an.
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DEATH AND OTHER HOLIDAYS. by Marci Vogel. BUY NOW FROM The narrator of this beautiful book is a year-old woman named April, a curatorial assistant in California.
The story starts in the spring, in the days after April’s beloved stepfather, Wilson, has died. This is the second of her fathers to have died: The first killed himself when Author: Marci Vogel.
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Death Takes A Holiday is the third book in the aforementioned series which I was eager to sample. It is the combination of cozy mystery, paranormal and snarky humour in this series that appeals to me. The characters of the Death Takes a Holiday felt almost immediately familiar, I think largely because of their similarities to those in4/5(71).
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