In the Backyards of Our Lives: And Other Essays

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Yankee Books, 1992 - History - 148 pages
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In elegant prose, this former Christian Science Monitor columnist offers wisdom and insight through his reflections and observations from a lifetime, always pursuing his goal of "getting at what's going on underneath." His thoughtful essays include "On Being a Man of Litter and Letters, " "Ways to Buy Nails, " "Marbles on the Window Ledge, " and "Dawn."

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For readers who are willing to admit frankly that they'd like a little respite from the extravagance and absurdity of much modern literature, this book will be welcome. Kidder has unearthed from their ... Read full review


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