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Alive, alive oh! and other things that matter, Diana Athill

Label
Alive, alive oh! and other things that matter
Title
Alive, alive oh! and other things that matter
Statement of responsibility
Diana Athill
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Writing from her cozy room in Highgate, London, [the author of Somewhere towards the end] begins to reflect on the things that matter after a lifetime of remarkable experiences, and the memories that have risen to the surface and sustain her in her very old age. 'My two valuable lessons are: avoid romanticism and abhor possessiveness,' she writes ... She describes the bucolic pleasures of her grandmother's garden and the wonders of traveling as a young woman in Europe after the end of the Second World War. As her vivid, textured memories range across the decades, she relates with unflinching candor her harrowing experience as an expectant mother in her forties and crafts ... portraits of friends, writers, and lovers"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Athill, Diana
Dewey number
  • 828/.91409
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6051.T43
LC item number
Z463 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Athill, Diana
  • Women authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Women editors
  • Editors
  • Aging
  • Old age
  • Life
  • Memory in old age
Label
Alive, alive oh! and other things that matter, Diana Athill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Granta Publications [in 2015]"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My grandparents' garden -- Post-war -- "Oh, tell me, Gentle Shepherd, where" : thoughts on the attempted revolution in Trinidad and Tobago -- Alive, alive oh! -- This bit ought not to be true -- The decision -- A life of luxuries -- Lessons -- Beloved books -- Dead right -- What is
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9780393253719
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015042206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2015042206
Label
Alive, alive oh! and other things that matter, Diana Athill
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Granta Publications [in 2015]"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My grandparents' garden -- Post-war -- "Oh, tell me, Gentle Shepherd, where" : thoughts on the attempted revolution in Trinidad and Tobago -- Alive, alive oh! -- This bit ought not to be true -- The decision -- A life of luxuries -- Lessons -- Beloved books -- Dead right -- What is
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9780393253719
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015042206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2015042206

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