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Goosetown

Reconstructing an Akron Neighborhood

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Hardback

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Goosetown by Joyce Dyer
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This is a story about recovering times in our lives that have nearly vanished. We realise 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 travel to unearth lost years. She takes the reader on an erratic and unpredictable process. Is the excursion a wild goose chase or can she really find home?

Author Biography

Joyce Dyer is director of writing and professor of English at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. She 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. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including a 1997 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Ohio Arts Council and the 1998 Appalachian Book of the Year Award.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w photos
Imprint
The University of Akron Press
Pages
162
Dimensions
210x155x18
ISBN-13
9781931968706
Product ID
3485670

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