The Resource The latter days : a memoir, Judith Freeman

The latter days : a memoir, Judith Freeman

Label
The latter days : a memoir
Title
The latter days
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Judith Freeman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Writing with remarkable candor and insight, Judith Freeman gives us an illuminating, lyrical memoir about the path she took -- sometimes unwittingly -- out of her Mormon upbringing and through a thicket of profound difficulties to become a writer
  • "When Judith Freeman was 22, she was working in the cookware department of the Mormon church-owned department store in the town in Utah where she grew up. She was living in her parents' house with her four year old son, who had already endured two heart surgeries, and she was in the process of divorcing her husband, whom she married at the age of 17. She had abandoned Mormonism, the faith into which she was born, and she was having an affair with her son's surgeon, who was married with three children of his own. She had decided she was going to be a writer. How, Freeman wonders when she looks back at that moment, did she get there? And how did she move on? The Latter Days is an arresting and lyrical memoir that traces one woman's personal trajectory from early childhood to middle age; from embracing Mormonism, to questioning it, to abandoning it; from belonging to a family, to feeling alone, to creating her own place in the world. The reader is given a glimpse, through Freeman's eyes, of Mormon culture and tradition, as well as of the ways in which our memories are constantly evolving, always subject to the force of our present. The result is a singular portrait of resilience and forgiveness, of memory and hindsight, and of identity and self--the very stuff that makes us human"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freeman, Judith
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.R3915
LC item number
Z46 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Freeman, Judith
  • Ex-church members
  • Mormon Church
  • Women authors, American
  • Ex-church members
  • Large type books
  • Autobiographies
Label
The latter days : a memoir, Judith Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
529 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493118
Lccn
2016023047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950519568
  • 890681
  • (OCoLC)ocn950519568
  • 890681
Label
The latter days : a memoir, Judith Freeman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
529 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493118
Lccn
2016023047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950519568
  • 890681
  • (OCoLC)ocn950519568
  • 890681

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