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Dog flowers : a memoir

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    After Danielle Geller's mother dies of a vicious withdrawal from drugs while homelessness, she is forced to return to Florida. Using her training as a librarian and archivist, Geller collects her mother's documents, diaries, and photographs into a single suitcase and begins on a journey of confronting her family, her harrowing past, and the decisions she's been forced to make, a journey that will end at her mother's home--the Navajo reservation. Geller masterfully intertwines wrenching prose with archival documents to create a deeply moving narrative of loss and inheritance that pays homage to our pasts, traditions, heritage, and the family we are given, and the ones we choose.

    Original Publisher: New York, One World
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 1984820400, 9781984820402
    Collection(s)/Series: BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2022