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If this were fiction : a love story in essays / Jill Christman.


"Playing like a lively mixtape in both subject and style, "If This Were Fiction" engages topical issues such as violence against women, trauma, motherhood, and recovery, focusing a feminist lens on Jill Christman's first fifty years and sending out a message of love, power, and hope"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781496232359
  • ISBN: 1496232356
  • Physical Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The sloth -- Going back to Plum Island -- The surprise baby -- The river cave -- Bird girls -- Life's not a paragraph -- Family portrait : an essay in third person -- The eleven-minute crib nap -- The googly eye -- A stone pear -- Leading the children out of town -- Slaughterhouse Island -- The avocado -- The baby and the alligator -- Aiskhyne -- The lucky ones -- Naked underneath our clothes -- Spinning : against the rules of angels.
Subject: Christman, Jill, 1969-
Christman, Jill, 1969- > Family.
Women college teachers > United States > Biography.
Women authors, American > Biography.
Artists > Family relationships > United States.
United States > Biography.
Professeures (Enseignement supérieur) > États-Unis > Biographies.
Écrivaines américaines > Biographies.
Artistes > Relations familiales > États-Unis.
États-Unis > Biographies.

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