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Author Alvarado, Beth.

Title Anthropologies : a family memoir / Beth Alvarado
Edition First edition
Published Iowa City, Iowa : University of Iowa Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (172 pages) : illustrations
Series Sightline books, the Iowa series in literary nonfiction
Sightline books.
Contents Notes on silence -- Notes on travel -- Notes on art
Summary A vivid archive of memories, Beth Alvarado & rsquo;s Anthropologies layers scenes, portraits, dreams, and narratives in a dynamic cross-cultural mosaic. Bringing her lyrical tenor to bear on stories as diverse as harboring teen runaways, gunfights with federales, and improbable love, Alvarado unveils the ways in which seemingly separate moments coalesce to forge a communal truth. Woven from the threads of distinct family histories and ethnic identities, Anthropologies creates a heightened understanding of how individual experiences are part of a larger shared fabric of lives.℗¡Like the opening of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Alvarado, Beth -- Family.
Alvarado, Beth -- Homes and haunts.
Alvarado, Beth -- Marriage.
Alvarado, Beth.
Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 160938038X (electronic bk.)
9781609380380 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Family memoir