Half a Life

A Memoir
Product Number: EB00165722
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780679643821
Publisher: Random House
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In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved in front of his car. The collision resulted in her death. With piercing insight and stark prose, Darin Strauss leads us on a deeply personal, immediate, and emotional journey-graduating high school, going away to college, starting his writing career, falling in love with his future wife, becoming a father. Along the way, he takes a hard look at loss and guilt, maturity and accountability, hope and, at last, acceptance. The result is a staggering, uplifting tour de force. Look for special features inside, including an interview with Colum McCann.

Author(s): Darin Strauss
Original Publish Date: May 31, 2011

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Author(s): Darin Strauss
Narrator(s): Darin Strauss
Product Number Z100024143
Released: Sep 13, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307988836

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