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Author Fennelly, Beth Ann, 1971- author.

Title Heating & cooling [text (large print)] : 52 micro-memoirs / Beth Ann Fennelly.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Genoa PL Stacks - GELY-11  NF 811.54 FEN    AVAILABLE
Edition Large print edition.
Description 199 pages ; 23 cm.
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Series Thorndike Press large print peer picks
Thorndike Press large print peer picks.
Summary The 52 micro-memoirs in genre-defying Heating & Cooling offer bright glimpses into a richly lived life, combining the compression of poetry with the truth-telling of nonfiction into one heartfelt, celebratory book. Ranging from childhood recollections to quirky cultural observations, these micro-memoirs build on one another to arrive at a portrait of Beth Ann Fennelly as a wife, mother, writer, and deeply original observer of life's challenges and joys. Some pieces are wistful, some wry, and many reveal the humor buried in our everyday interactions. Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs shapes a life from unexpectedly illuminating moments, and awakens us to these moments as they appear in the margins of our lives.--Provided by
Contents Married love -- One doesn't always wish to converse on airplanes -- Still have the playbill -- Small talk at Evanston General -- Goner -- I come from a long line of modest achievers -- Why I'm so well read -- Mommy wants a glass of chardonnay -- Safety scissors -- I was not going to be your typical -- Why I'm switching salons -- I survived the blizzard of '79 -- Married love, II -- Your turn -- Returning from spring break, junior year at Notre Dame -- Small fry -- Orange-shaped hole -- 11. And I've been searching ceaselessly for you ever since, mon amour -- Heating and cooling -- "If you were born Catholic, you'll always be Catholic" -- Disharmony -- Bad break -- What I think about when someone uses "pussy" as a synonym for "weak" -- Low-budget car dealership commercial -- Nine months in Madison -- Proof -- The neighbor, the chickens, and the flames -- Married love, III -- Two phone conversations -- Another reason I love my mother -- Galore -- Home button -- Some childhood dreams really do come true -- Our friend the memorist -- The visitation -- Daughter, they'll use even your own gaze to wound you -- Married love, IV -- My father's reminiscences -- I knew a woman -- Now I glance up the first time they call my name -- Sweet nothing -- What I learned in grad school -- Expiration date -- Emulsionar -- When people bemoan the commodification of art -- Another missing chapter in the parenting handbook -- Pass the vodka -- The grief vacation -- When they grow up -- A reckoning of kisses -- Salvage -- Married love, V -- Addendum to "Salvage".
Subject Fennelly, Beth Ann, 1971- -- Poetry.
Fennelly, Beth Ann, 1971- (OCoLC)fst01539274
Large type books.
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
Genre/Form Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Autobiographical poetry.
Added Title Poems. Selections
Heating and cooling
ISBN 9781432849030 (hardback ;) (large print)

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