Fb2 Landscape without Gravity: A Memoir of Grief ePub
by Barbara Lazear Ascher
|Author:||Barbara Lazear Ascher|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books (May 1, 1994)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1169 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1362 kb|
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Barbara Lazear Ascher is the author of Playing After Dark (1986) and The Habit of Loving (1989)
Barbara Lazear Ascher is the author of Playing After Dark (1986) and The Habit of Loving (1989). She lives with her husband in New York City. Speaking to grief's many moods, Barbara Lazear Ascher, whose journey of grieving began when she learns her brother has AIDS, observes in Landscape Without Gravity: A Memoir of Grief: Grief is like the wind. When it's blowing hard, you adjust your sails and run before it. If it blows too hard, you stay in the harbor, close the hatches and don't take calls.
Barbara Lazear Ascher. Lyrical, impassioned, vivid, moving as few books have the ability to move, Landscape Without Gravity is a wonderful writer's most deeply felt work. The first book on AIDS to be writen from the point of view of a gay man's heterosexual sister. And what writing it is! "The mark of a good writer is that when she invites you to take a trip with her, you do not hesitate", wrote Phyllis Theroux about Barbara Lazear Ascher, and the trip Ms. Ascher takes us on is to the land of grief. It is one of the most beautiful books you will ever read. Результаты поиска по книге. Отзывы - Написать отзыв.
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Landscape without Gravity. By Barbara Lazear Ascher. Heartbreaking, without pretense of self-pity. Shows others whose grief seems overwhelming and unmanageable how to follow her out of the dark wood
Landscape without Gravity. Category: Personal Growth Biography & Memoir. Shows others whose grief seems overwhelming and unmanageable how to follow her out of the dark wood. Rosellen Brown, author of Before and After. ccombining sober self-scrutiny with vivid evocations of emotions and people. And-could the word be freed from its generally saccharine pe without Gravity might even be called ‘inspirational. By Barbara Lazear Ascher
Landscape without Gravity. Here too is a map for that hero’s journey we call mourning. Ascher locates the moments of healing inside the kind of hurt that seems to last forever, making this profoundly comforting, invaluable reading for anyone-especially brothers and sisters faced with loss.
book by Barbara Lazear Ascher. In July 1989 Barbara Lazear Ascher learned that her brother, Bobby, had died of AIDS at the age of thirty-one. With an older sister's efficiency, she notified her parents and arranged Bobby's cremation; then, almost against her will, she began to grieve.
Of the survivors’ memoirs brought about by the AIDS crisis, Barbara Lazear Ascher’s is among the more staid .
Of the survivors’ memoirs brought about by the AIDS crisis, Barbara Lazear Ascher’s is among the more staid and cautious. Her younger brother, son of a straitlaced New England family, died of AIDS at 31 in 1989. There are perhaps too many passages of inspirational prose in Landscape Without Gravity: A Memoir of Grief, but when Ascher discloses family misgivings about the wayward son, and when she shows his survivors driven by grief to petty quarreling, she catches something perversely human and real about the tragedy. B. Landscape Without Gravity: A Memoir of Grief.
This book serves as a resource, a guidebook, a map of sorts on what has also been called a landscape without . Landscape without gravity: A memoir of grief Penguin New YorkGoogle Scholar.
This book serves as a resource, a guidebook, a map of sorts on what has also been called a landscape without gravity (Barbara Ascher’s aptly coined phrase; 1994). At 928 pages it is hardly the kind of pocket guidebook we can look to as we journey into that land of the living and the dead. Rather, it is one that a serious student or practitioner would wish to have .
Barbara Lazear Ascher is a former attorney and the author of four books of non-fiction, PLAYING AFTER DARK (Doubleday), THE HABIT OF LOVING (Random House), LANDSCAPE WITHOUT GRAVITY: A MEMOIR OF GRIEF, (Viking Penguin), and most recently, DANCING IN THE DARK. by. Barbara Lazear Ascher. Lazear, Bobby - Death and burial. Ascher, Barbara Lazear. Grief - Case studies. Brothers and sisters - United States - Death - Psychological aspects - Case studies. AIDS (Disease) - Patients - United States - Death - Psychological aspects - Case studies. Gay men - United States - Death
Here is a bold account of a sister coming to terms with her brother's death and with the type of grief that arises only when one sibling loses anothera grief that is all too often unacknowledged and borne in silence. Here too is a map for that "hero's journey" we call mourning. Ascher locates the moments of healing inside the kind of hurt that seems to last forever, making this profoundly comforting, invaluable reading for anyoneespecially brothers and sisters faced with loss.