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About alice [electronic resource]. Calvin Trillin.

Trillin, Calvin. (Author). Trillin, Calvin. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780739346785 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2006.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Calvin Trillin.
Summary, etc.: In Calvin Trillin's antic tales of family life, she was portrayed as the wife who had "a weird predilection for limiting our family to three meals a day" and the mother who thought that if you didn't go to every performance of your child's school play, "the county would come and take the child." Now, five years after her death, her husband offers this loving portrait of Alice Trillin off the page–an educator who was equally at home teaching at a university or a drug treatment center, a gifted writer, a stunningly beautiful and thoroughly engaged woman who, in the words of a friend, "managed to navigate the tricky waters between living a life you could be proud of and still delighting in the many things there are to take pleasure in."Though it deals with devastating loss, About Alice is also a love story, chronicling a romance that began at a Manhattan party when Calvin Trillin desperately tried to impress a young woman who "seemed to glow.""You have never...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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