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An archaeology of yearning: : a memoir, (ebook)

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An archaeology of yearning: : a memoir
Title
An archaeology of yearning:
Title remainder
a memoir
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Language
eng
Summary
Digging into vivid moments within the metaphor of archaeology, Bruce Mill's remarkable memoir maps the artifacts of life as a father of a boy with autism, and as a boy himself growing up in rural Iowa. An Archaeology of Yearning is not ultimately about autism; instead it reaches into the world of human connection and illuminates how storytelling and an understanding of language keep that connection alive. On some nights, I awake as if in a cave and think of the future. Mary and I will exist as memories: a quick glimpse of arms reaching toward another's shoulders or face, an image of a hand upon a book, the scent of our bodies after the sweat of sleep, the tone of our young and old voices calling our daughter or son from distant rooms or down a stair. Eventually I arrive on the image of my son, in some new home. No matter how much I have written or catalogued or kept in images, I know that the site of his life and mine will inevitably remain fragments and that only a visitor can bring us to life
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Mills, Bruce
Dewey number
618.92/85882
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mills, Bruce
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
  • Fathers and sons
  • Parents of autistic children
Target audience
adult
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An archaeology of yearning: : a memoir, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780988692220
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859154
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remote
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11859154
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MWT11859154
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An archaeology of yearning: : a memoir, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780988692220
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859154
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859154
System control number
MWT11859154
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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