The Resource After the eclipse : A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search., Sarah Perry, (electronic resource)

After the eclipse : A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search., Sarah Perry, (electronic resource)

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After the eclipse : A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search.
Title
After the eclipse
Title remainder
A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search.
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Perry
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"Stunning." —Entertainment Weekly | "Raw and perfect." —Laura Miller, Slate"Heartbreaking yet hopeful." —Samantha Irby, Marie Claire "[Perry] is a wonderful writer...Beauty and tenderness rise up through the darkness...[She] succeeds in restoring her mother's humanity, and her own." —Bliss Broyard, The New York Times Book ReviewA fierce memoir of a mother's murder, a daughter's coming-of-age in the wake of immense loss, and her mission to know the woman who gave her life. When Sarah Perry was twelve, she saw a partial eclipse of the sun, an event she took as a sign of good fortune for her and her mother, Crystal. But that brief moment of darkness ultimately foreshadowed a much larger one: two days later, Crystal was murdered in their home in rural Maine, just a few feet from Sarah's bedroom. The killer escaped unseen; it would take the police twelve years to find him, time in which Sarah grew into adulthood, struggling with abandonment, police interrogations, and the effort of rebuilding her life when so much had been lost. Through it all she would dream of the eventual trial, a conviction—all her questions finally answered. But after the trial, Sarah's questions only grew. She wanted to understand her mother's life, not just her final hours, and so she began a personal investigation, one that drew her back to Maine, taking her deep into the abiding darkness of a small American town. Told in searing prose, After the Eclipse is a luminous memoir of uncomfortable truth and terrible beauty, an exquisite memorial for a mother stolen from her daughter, and a blazingly successful attempt to cast light on her life once more
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TEFOD
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Perry, Sarah
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
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After the eclipse : A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search., Sarah Perry, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544302211
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(electronic bk)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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09a3504e-1f3e-44dd-af5e-10bc35b83de1
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0003116685
Label
After the eclipse : A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search., Sarah Perry, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544302211
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
09a3504e-1f3e-44dd-af5e-10bc35b83de1
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0003116685

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