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Author Evans, John W. (John William), 1977- author

Title Young widower : a memoir / John W. Evans
Published Lincoln [Nebraska] : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
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Series River teeth literary nonfiction prize
River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Acknowledgments; How Lives Go On; There Are No Words; Losing the Marriage; Young Americans; The Legend of a Life; Flush; The Number Line; The Circle Game; Erasing the Room; Cognitive Bandwidth; Tying the Knot; Rehearsals for Departure; Alone to Tell Thee; About the Author; Series List
Summary John W. Evans was twenty-nine years old and his wife, Katie, was thirty. They had met in the Peace Corps in Bangladesh, taught in Chicago, studied in Miami, and were working for a year in Romania when they set off with friends to hike into the Carpathian Mountains. In an instant their life together was shattered. Katie became separated from the group. When Evans finally found her, he could only watch helplessly as she was mauled to death by a brown bear. In such a love story, such a life story, how could a person ever move forward? That is the question Evans, traumatized and restless
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Subject Evans, John W. (John William), 1977- -- Marriage.
Loss (Psychology) -- Case studies.
Widowers -- United States -- Biography.
Widowers -- United States -- Psychology.
Widowhood -- United States -- Case studies.
Wives -- Death -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Young men -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
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