The Resource The suicide index : putting my father's death in order, Joan Wickersham, (ebook)

The suicide index : putting my father's death in order, Joan Wickersham, (ebook)

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The suicide index : putting my father's death in order
Title
The suicide index
Title remainder
putting my father's death in order
Statement of responsibility
Joan Wickersham
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One winter morning in 1991, Joan Wickersham's father shot himself in the head. The father she loved would never have killed himself, and yet he had. His death made a mystery of his entire life. Who was he? Why did he do it? And what was the impact of his death on the people who loved him? Using an index-that most formal and orderly of structures-Wickersham explores this chaotic and incomprehensible reality. Every bit of family history, every encounter with friends, doctors, and other survivors, exposes another facet of elusive truth. Dark, funny, sad, and gripping, at once a philosophical and a deeply personal exploration, The Suicide Index is, finally, a daughter's anguished, loving elegy to her father
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wickersham, Joan
Dewey number
155.9/37092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wickersham, Joan
  • Adult children
  • Children of suicide victims
  • Suicide
  • Suicide victims
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The suicide index : putting my father's death in order, Joan Wickersham, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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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
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9780547350745
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11991823
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remote
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11991823
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MWT11991823
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The suicide index : putting my father's death in order, Joan Wickersham, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350745
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11991823
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991823
System control number
MWT11991823
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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