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Places I stopped on the way home : a memoir of chaos and grace
Places I stopped on the way home : a memoir of chaos and grace
Fee, Meg2018
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Sometimes I think of how I will describe New York to my children. I will tell them that the city was in so many ways, and for such a long time, the best and worst thing about my life. That it was a sort of perpetual question in pursuit of an answer. And that in attempting to answer it, I turned and faced myself. In Places I Stopped on the Way Home, Meg Fee plots a decade of her life in New York City from falling in love at the Lincoln Center to escaping the room-mate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing false promises on 66th Street and the wrong men everywhere to finding true friendships over glasses of wine in Harlem and Greenwich Village. Weaving together her joys and sorrows, expectations and uncertainties, aspirations and realities, the result is an exhilarating collection of essays about love and friendship, failure and suffering, and above all hope. Join Meg on her heart-wrenching journey, as she cuts the difficult path to finding herself and finding home.
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Imprint:
London : Icon, 2018.
Collation:
xv, 206 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206)
Contents:
The West Village -- The A Train -- Lincoln Center -- 66th Street -- Upper West Side -- Central Park -- On Home -- Hell's Kitchen -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Infinities -- Williamsburg -- West 10th Street -- On Home, II -- Tribeca -- John F. Kennedy International Airport -- Bryant Park -- West 4th Street -- Thompson Street -- Avenue of the Americas -- The D Train -- Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn -- Harlem -- East 48th Street -- 118th Street -- North Salem -- 57th and Third -- Lispenard Street -- 16th Street -- Where Bleecker Meets University Place -- South Bend, Indiana -- On Home, III -- Paris -- New York -- 119th and Fredrick Douglass Boulevard -- Hudson Street -- On Home, IV -- Manhattan Avenue -- On Home, V -- 93rd and Madison -- You Are Here -- St. Patrick's Cathedral -- Thanks.
ISBN:
9781785783036
Dewey class:
809.89287092809.89287
Language:
English
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Sandringham Library ExpressBiography809.89287 FEEIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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