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The Futilitarians : our year of thinking, drinking, grieving, and reading / Anne Gisleson.

Gisleson, Anne, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 976.3 GISLESON (Text) 9780316393904S On Order On order -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 GISL (Text) 39391006838575 Nonfiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW 976 CIS (Text) 70743000155838 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 GIS (Text) 37323005311512 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch B GIS (Text) 78551000533087 Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Gisleson (Text) 31208912543172 new non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316393904
  • ISBN: 0316393908
  • Physical Description: 260 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-260).
Formatted Contents Note: January: All is vanity -- February: World of stone -- March: The belly of the whale -- April: The last suffer; or, The way of the crisis (via dolorosa) -- May: The dark wood -- June: Voices over water -- July: The least dead among us -- August: The metaphysical hangover -- September: The walled city -- October: The unwalled city -- November: Nineveh -- December: Sharing bread -- New Year's Eve: Tanks versus chickens.
Summary, etc.: A memoir of loss, friendship, and literature explores how the author and her husband, devastated by the deaths of family members and the loss of their home in Hurricane Katrina, established a reading group with friends who also endured difficult life setbacks.
Subject: Gisleson, Anne.
Grief > Biography.
Loss (Psychology) > Biography.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Books and reading > Psychological aspects.
Books and reading > Social aspects.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement.
New Orleans (La.) > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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