Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Rough beauty : forty seasons of mountain living / Karen Auvinen.

Auvinen, Karen, (author.).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 2 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Auv (Text) 32604000205061 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 07/21/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 AUV (Text) 33187004371841 Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B A942k (Text) 76383000460132 Adult New Shelf, B Checked out 07/27/2018
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 AUV (Text) 37323005399020 NEW-BKS Checked out 07/26/2018
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch B AUV (Text) 78551000537099 Biography Checked out 07/26/2018
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9781501152283 On Order On order -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh 921 AUVINEN (Text) 39206021523202 New Materials In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Auvinen (Text) 31208912584408 new non-fiction Checked out 08/03/2018
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 921 AUVINEN (Text) 78731000505997 New NF Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 978.8 AU88 (Text) 51735011889580 Adult department--Reserve books In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501152283
  • ISBN: 1501152289
  • Physical Description: x, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The hard prayer -- Part I. Marlboro woman -- Good girl -- Saying no -- Marlboro woman -- Part II. Refuge -- Summer into fall -- Winter -- Spring -- Summer -- Part III. Home of the somewhat feral -- Controlled burn -- Home of the somewhat feral -- Fuck T.S. Eliot -- The book of mornings -- Part IV. A season of voluptuousness -- Loving Elvis -- Yajna: fire ceremony -- A season of voluptuousness -- Epilogue: The fox who came to dinner.
Summary, etc.:
A memoir by an award-winning poet describes her retreats to a primitive mountain cabin to write in solitude and find answers to life's big questions, describing how a fire forced her to reconcile her conflicting needs for isolation and community.
Subject: Auvinen, Karen.
Authors, American > 21st century > Biography.
Mountain life > Rocky Mountains.
Solitude.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Additional Resources