Tag: loss of a child

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination
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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

For a long time now, I have been afraid to write about this book. This short memoir is Elizabeth McCracken’s account of the crushing, world-altering loss of her firstborn. To comment on that pain, and the bravery it takes to recount it, seems almost presumptuous. Thankfully, I don’t write critiques, I write recommendations, though this remarkable book deserves the finest review. I am including this […]

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