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The violet hour : great writers at the end / Katie Roiphe.

Roiphe, Katie, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 809 ROI (Text) 33187004162190 Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 809 ROI (Text) 36626103725313 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 809 Roiphe (Text) 31208912259837 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 809 ROIPHE (Text) 33946003086308 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385343596
  • ISBN: 0385343590
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : The Dial Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-301).
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Susan Sontag -- Sigmund Freud -- John Updike -- Dylan Thomas -- Maurice Sendak -- Epilogue: James Salter.
Summary, etc.: "Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected and liberating approach to the most unavoidable of subjects: death. She investigates the final days of six great thinkers, writers, and artists": Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas, Maurice Sendak and James Slater.-- Provided by publisher.
Roiphe investigates the final days of six great thinkers, writers, and artists. In exploring their deaths, she makes intimate and surprising revelations about their lives, as well as insight into how the mind creates its own comfort. By bringing their final days to life, she helps us to look in the face of death and be less afraid.
Subject: Authors > Death.
Authors > Psychology.
Artists > Death.
Artists > Psychology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying.

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