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Driven : a white-knuckled ride to heartbreak and back : a memoir / Melissa Stephenson.

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Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton B STEPHENSON (Text) 36806002088225 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 921 STEPHENSON (Text) 50825010791803 Non-Fiction Available -
 2020 Indiana Author Award: Emerging Author [ RA @ FLORA-FLO ]
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 921 STE (Text) 36241000427953 Non-fiction On holds shelf -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 STE (Text) 33187004739708 Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B S836m (Text) 76383000461211 Adult Biographies On holds shelf -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin 921 Ste (Text) 34123000222117 Adult Non-Fiction, 2nd Floor Reshelving -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B STEPHENSON (Text) 34330513284936 Adult - Biography Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 STE (Text) 37323005408581 NONFIC Reshelving -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Stephenson (Text) 31208912589209 non-fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main B STE (Text) 30041002265393 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328768292
  • ISBN: 1328768295
  • Physical Description: xiii, 241 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

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General Note:
"For fans of Wild, a searing memoir about one woman's road to hope following the death of her troubled brother, told through the series of cars that accompanied her"--Provided by publisher.
Summary, etc.:
"For fans of Wild, a searing memoir about one woman's road to hope following the death of her troubled brother, told through the series of cars that accompanied her. Growing up in a blue-collar family in the Midwest, Melissa Stephenson longed for escape. Her wanderlust was an innate reaction to the powerful personalities around her, and came too from her desire to find a place in the world where her artistic ambitions wouldn't be thwarted. She found in automobiles the promise of a future beyond Indiana state lines. From a lineage of secondhand family cars of the late '60s, to the Honda that carried her from Montana to Texas as her new marriage disintegrated, to the '70s Ford she drove away from her brother's house after he took his life (leaving Melissa the truck, a dog, and a few mixed tapes), to the VW van she now uses to take her kids camping, she knows these cars better than she knows some of the people closest to her. Driven away from grief, and toward hope, Melissa reckons with what it means to lose a beloved sibling. Driven is a powerful story of healing, for all who have had to look back at pain to see how they can now move forward. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Stephenson, Melissa (Creative Writer)
Automobile travel > United States.
Automobiles > Social aspects > United States.
Automobile driving > United States > Psychological aspects.
Middle West > Biography.
Women > Middle West > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Siblings.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Death, Grief, Bereavement.
TRANSPORTATION > Automotive > General.
TRAVEL > United States > Midwest > General.

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