Dictionary of a Family

Dictionary of a Family

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Three sisters teach lessons of deprivation, small joys, humiliation, love, recognition, and redemption one entry at a time. Growing up in a small town during the Depression, they examine the character and dynamics of their family through essays.... hear the buzzing of the bees through the open windows, the drone of the cicadas ringing loud through the screens. ... over the furnace register, hung with pillowcases and shirts, drying so quietly, adding their humid comfort to the dry air.

Title:Dictionary of a Family
Author:Georgia R. Thurman, Sara Elmore, Anne Dimopoulos
Publisher:Llumina Press - 2004


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