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Author Shields, David, 1956-

Title The thing about life is that one day you'll be dead / David Shields.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY Shields    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  813.54 SHI    AVAILABLE
 Clinton Township PL Stacks - CTPY-12  B SHI    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  813 SHI    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  B SHIEL    AVAILABLE
 Manteno PL Adult Non-Fiction - MNBB-2  813.54 SHI    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B SHI    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Biography - NLBB-1  B SHI    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Adult Non-Fiction - NPLY-11  813.54 SHI    AVAILABLE
 Oglesby PLD Adult Non-Fiction - OGBB-3  921 SHI    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 225 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary The author melds personal history with frank biological data about every stage of life, creating an "autobiography about my body" that seeks meaning in death, but moreover, life. Shields filters his frank--and usually foreboding--data through his own experience as a 51-year-old father with burgeoning back pain, contrasting his own gloomy tendencies with the defiant perspective of his own 97-year-old father, a man who has waged a lifelong, urgent battle against the infirmities of time.--From
Subject Shields, David, 1956-
Shields, David, 1956- -- Family.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
ISBN 9780307268044

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