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Landscape without gravity : a memoir of grief / Barbara Lazear Ascher.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0671796763
  • ISBN: 9780671796761
  • ISBN: 0140234950
  • ISBN: 9780140234954
  • Description: 158 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1994.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 155.937 Ascher (Text to Phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 4 155.9 AS24L (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: Ch. I. Earthquake -- Ch. II. The chaos of death -- Ch. III. Memory begins the healing -- Ch. IV. January: Grieving is a hero's journey -- Ch. V. February: Learning to float -- Ch. VI. Getting a grip -- Ch. VII. April: Pilgrimage -- Ch. VIII. New Orleans: George's Story -- Ch. IX. May: The grief healing group -- Ch. X. If only -- Ch. XI. "Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted" -- Ch. XII. Sibling grief -- Ch. XIII. June: Suffering Isn't found in ledger books -- Ch. XIV. What use religion? -- Ch. XV. July: Anniversaries -- Ch. XVI. Safe return.
Summary: The first book on AIDS to be written from the point of view of a gay man's heterosexual sister. In this impassioned and beautifully written account, one woman shares her inspiring journey through mourning to the acceptance of her brother's death. This bold memoir also provides a road map for readers experiencing loss--especially helpful to brothers and sisters.

Citation:

Ascher, Barbara Lazear, "Landscape without gravity : a memoir of grief," New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1994.

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