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Flesh and Stones: Field Notes From a Finite World

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 28th 2016 by Bottom Dog Press (first published October 25th 2016)
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Maddie
Nov 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: essays, memoir
A very touching and thought provoking examination about the finite nature of life, the inability to always act in accordance with our desires - even when inspired by love, and the questioning of what come next.

Disclaimer: I am related to the author =)
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Jan Shoemaker grew up in Saginaw, Michigan. Shortly after finishing her B.A. in English at Michigan State University, she moved to Seattle where she waited tables at the Pike Place Market and wrote poems while she rode ferries around Puget Sound. In the years that followed, she wrote poems while waitressing on the Maine coast and in Rhode Island. Eventually, she returned to Lansing Michigan to be ...more