The Resource The future tense of joy : a memoir, Jessica Teich

The future tense of joy : a memoir, Jessica Teich

Label
The future tense of joy : a memoir
Title
The future tense of joy
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Teich
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No one was less likely to take her own life. That's what her Oxford thesis advisor wrote. From the moment I stumbled across the obituary, late at night when I couldn't sleep, I was captivated, and it wasn't the terrible details of her death: That she leapt from the balcony of a high rise in Century City. That she was 27, and a newlywed." So begins Jessica Teich's quest to unravel a mystery: the suicide of someone she never met. Bright and accomplished, with a loving family, Jessica knows she should be happy. But a violent childhood has left its mark. Jessica fears she will never be free of her past-until she discovers the obituary of a young woman, whose life is a ghostly echo of her own. Can Jessica discover what drove this brilliant young woman to kill herself? And will discovering the truth save Jessica from the fissures tearing apart her own life? Part psychological memoir, part literary thriller, The Future Tense of Joy is the luminous account of one woman's efforts to free herself, and her family, from the demons of the past. Witty, brave and suspenseful, the book has been hailed by Meryl Streep as "beautiful, compassionately imagined." Steve Martin called it "a daring and intimate journey into the soul of motherhood.""--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teich, Jessica
Dewey number
362.28092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6545
LC item number
.T423 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teich, Jessica
  • Suicide victims
  • Suicide
  • Women
  • Authors, American
  • Autobiographies
Label
The future tense of joy : a memoir, Jessica Teich
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 277 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781580055697
Lccn
2016009576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953174934
  • 690095
  • (OCoLC)ocn953174934
  • 690095
Label
The future tense of joy : a memoir, Jessica Teich
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 277 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781580055697
Lccn
2016009576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953174934
  • 690095
  • (OCoLC)ocn953174934
  • 690095

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