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The Resource The removers : a memoir, Andrew Meredith

The removers : a memoir, Andrew Meredith

Label
The removers : a memoir
Title
The removers
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Meredith
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A literature professor at La Salle University, Andrew Meredith's father was fired after unspecified allegations of sexual misconduct. In the wake of the scandal, Andrew's parents limp along, trapped in an unhappy marriage. Meanwhile, Andrew treads water, stuck in a kind of suspended adolescence and eventually takes a job alongside his father as a 'remover,' the name for those unseen, unsung workers who take away the bodies of those who die at home. He describes, as only a professional can do, the intimate, horrific, poignant, and occasionally morbidly comedic aspects of handling the dead. He begins to see his father not through the lens of a wronged and resentful child, but as a sympathetic, imperfect man who loves his family despite his flaws
Summary
A dark, poignant, and emotionally brave coming-of-age memoir: the story of a young man who, by handling the dead, makes peace with the living
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10324700
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meredith, Andrew
Dewey number
920.0974811
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.M4923
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meredith, Andrew
  • Meredith, Andrew
  • Young men
  • Fathers and sons
  • Coming of age
  • Forgiveness
  • Corpse removals
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The removers : a memoir, Andrew Meredith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781476761213
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013045780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871199783
  • 1914006
  • in501483032
Label
The removers : a memoir, Andrew Meredith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781476761213
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013045780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871199783
  • 1914006
  • in501483032

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