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The Resource When we were ghouls : a memoir of ghost stories, Amy E. Wallen

When we were ghouls : a memoir of ghost stories, Amy E. Wallen

Label
When we were ghouls : a memoir of ghost stories
Title
When we were ghouls
Title remainder
a memoir of ghost stories
Statement of responsibility
Amy E. Wallen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Plumbing the slipperiness of memory and confronting what it means to be a "good" human, Amy Wallen links the fear of loss and mortality to childhood ideas of permanence as she grapples with the fact that her parents were grave robbers"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wallen, Amy
Dewey number
  • 818/.603
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A3599
LC item number
W45 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
American lives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallen, Amy
  • Wallen, Amy
  • Authors, American
  • Right and wrong
  • Grave robbing
  • Memory
  • Authors, American
  • Grave robbing
  • Homes
  • Memory
  • Right and wrong
Label
When we were ghouls : a memoir of ghost stories, Amy E. Wallen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The essay 'When We Were Ghouls' was originally published in the Gettysburg Review 29, no. 1 (Spring 2016)."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redneck arrival -- My baptism -- Under the dogonyaro tree -- Without the other -- What won't rub off -- From gypsy to socialite -- Bees and bad men -- Christmas execution -- Pine-solo -- New knees -- The vestibule -- Deer in the headlights -- Arriving at midnight -- Seeds don't grow in a hotel -- Buche de noel -- The Lima welcome wagon -- Godzilla, the witch, and the wardrobe -- Black magic and a guitar solo -- Phantom limb -- Christmas bird -- Our best imitation of gringos -- The butcher gets bigger -- Taking flight -- Tabloids and cigarettes -- Politicians in the living room -- The chicken-wire menagerie -- What I do see -- Helter skelter -- Images on a paper soul -- What remains
Control code
on1009214262
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780803296954
Lccn
2017037691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027942546
System control number
(OCoLC)1009214262
Label
When we were ghouls : a memoir of ghost stories, Amy E. Wallen
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The essay 'When We Were Ghouls' was originally published in the Gettysburg Review 29, no. 1 (Spring 2016)."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redneck arrival -- My baptism -- Under the dogonyaro tree -- Without the other -- What won't rub off -- From gypsy to socialite -- Bees and bad men -- Christmas execution -- Pine-solo -- New knees -- The vestibule -- Deer in the headlights -- Arriving at midnight -- Seeds don't grow in a hotel -- Buche de noel -- The Lima welcome wagon -- Godzilla, the witch, and the wardrobe -- Black magic and a guitar solo -- Phantom limb -- Christmas bird -- Our best imitation of gringos -- The butcher gets bigger -- Taking flight -- Tabloids and cigarettes -- Politicians in the living room -- The chicken-wire menagerie -- What I do see -- Helter skelter -- Images on a paper soul -- What remains
Control code
on1009214262
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780803296954
Lccn
2017037691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027942546
System control number
(OCoLC)1009214262

Library Locations

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      345 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.6961299 -71.1263305
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