Making toast : a family story / Roger Rosenblatt.

By: Rosenblatt, RogerMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Ecco, 2011Edition: 1st Ecco pbk. edDescription: 166 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780061825958; 0061825956Subject(s): Rosenblatt, Roger -- Family | Authors, American -- Biography | Grandparents | Grandparent and child | Bereavement | Parenting | Grandparents as parents | Daughters -- DeathGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 306.874/5092 | B
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"A painfully beautiful memoir....Written with such restraint as to be both heartbreaking and instructive."

--E. L. Doctorow

A revered, many times honored (George Polk, Peabody, and Emmy Award winner, to name but a few) journalist, novelist, and playwright, Roger Rosenblatt shares the unforgettable story of the tragedy that changed his life and his family. A book that grew out of his popular December 2008 essay in The New Yorker, Making Toast is a moving account of unexpected loss and recovery in the powerful tradition of About Alice and The Year of Magical Thinking. Writer Ann Beattie offers high praise to the acclaimed author of Lapham Rising and Beet for a memoir that is, "written so forthrightly, but so delicately, that you feel you're a part of this family."

"Portions of this work originally appeared in The New Yorker"--T.p. verso.

Originally published in hardcover: New York : Ecco, 2010.

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