Daughter in Retrograde

Daughter in Retrograde

A Memoir

Book - 2018
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"When she isn't eavesdropping on family gossip or gazing at taxidermy squirrels in smoky dives, Courtney Kersten charts the uncertainty of her midwestern homeland by looking to the stars and planets. As a teen she had plunged deep into the worlds of signs, symbols, and prophecy. But as her mother--her traveling companion into these spheres--lies dying, Kersten must learn to navigate without the person who always lit the way. Their last journey together, to swim in a Wisconsin lake, is a bittersweet, darkly comic, poignant climax to this transformative memoir."--
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin :, The University of Wisconsin Press,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780299317003
0299317005
Branch Call Number: 813.6 K418K
Characteristics: viii, 193 pages ; 23 cm

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