The Resource Girl in the dark : a memoir, Anna Lyndsey

Girl in the dark : a memoir, Anna Lyndsey

Label
Girl in the dark : a memoir
Title
Girl in the dark
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Anna Lyndsey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. But then she started to develop worrying symptoms: her face felt like it was burning whenever she was in front of the computer. Soon this progressed to an intolerance of fluorescent light, then of sunlight itself. The reaction soon spread to her entire body. Now, when her symptoms are at their worst she must spend months on end in a blacked-out room, losing herself in audio books and elaborate word games in an attempt to ward off despair. During periods of relative remission she can venture cautiously out at dawn and dusk, into a world which, from the perspective of her normally cloistered existence, is filled with a remarkable beauty. And throughout there is her relationship with Pete. In many ways he is Anna's savior, offering her shelter from the light in his home. But she cannot enjoy a normal life with him, cannot go out in the day, even making love is uniquely awkward. Anna asks herself "by continuing to occupy this lovely man while giving him neither children, nor a public companion, nor a welcoming home - do I do wrong?" With gorgeous, lyrical prose, Anna brings us into the dark with her, a place from which we emerge to see love, and the world, anew"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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Lyndsey, Anna
Dewey number
616.5/15
Index
no index present
LC call number
RL247
LC item number
.L96 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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Label
Girl in the dark : a memoir, Anna Lyndsey
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780385539609
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014030839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2014030839
Label
Girl in the dark : a memoir, Anna Lyndsey
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780385539609
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014030839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2014030839

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