The Folded Clock (Compact Disc)

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By Heidi Julavits, Tavia Gilbert (Narrated by)
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Description


Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she'd since become. Instead, "The actual diaries revealed me to possess the mind of a paranoid tax auditor." The entries are daily chronicles of anxieties about grades, looks, boys, and popularity. After reading the confessions of her past self, writes Julavits, "I want to good-naturedly laugh at this person. I want to but I can't. What she wanted then is scarcely different from what I want today." Thus was born a desire to try again, to chronicle her daily life as a forty-something woman, wife, mother, and writer. The dazzling result is The Folded Clock, in which the diary form becomes a meditation on time and self.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781633798205
ISBN-10: 1633798208
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: April 21st, 2015
Language: English