This Is Where We Came in
The author presents intimate recollections of her life, discussing topics ranging from going to the movies as a child and her complicated relationship with her parents to her heart-valve surgery and thoughts about friendship.
In this her twentieth book, Schwartz remains, as was said by Frederick Busch, ?precise and unflinching.” She is a writer of captivating honesty, about herself, those around her, and the world at large. These recollections are certain to move and disturb as well as enlighten and entertain. This book affirms that Lynne Sharon Schwartz is one of the finest writers of her generation.
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Novelist, poet and essayist Schwartz returns with her 20th book—a collection of memoiristic essays that explore such topics as a cherished baby grand piano, being bullied in the 3rd grade, growing up in 1950s Brooklyn, and a recent heart surgery that caused her to experience severe depression for... Read More »
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