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Goosetown: Reconstructing an Akron Neighborhood
by Joyce Dyer
The Mayor of Goosetown is a story about recovering times in our lives that have nearly vanished. We realize we can't remember everything about our past. We search for signs and symbols to jar our recollections. Joyce Dyer weaves her story around the shadows that remain of her first five years. Her uncle, the self-proclaimed mayor of Goosetown, accompanies her as they trave ...more
Hardcover, 162 pages
Published September 7th 2009 by University Of Akron Press
(first published 2009)
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Joyce Dyer is director of the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, and John S. Kenyon Professor of English. Dyer is the author of three books, The Awakening: A Novel of Beginnings, In a Tangled Wood: An Alzheimer’s Journey, and Gum-Dipped: A Daughter Remembers Rubber Town, and the editor of Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers. Sh ...moreMore about Joyce Dyer...