The Resource After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose, J.A. Jance, (electronic resource)

After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose, J.A. Jance, (electronic resource)

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After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose
Title
After the fire
Title remainder
a memoir in poetry and prose
Statement of responsibility
J.A. Jance
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's heartrending collection of poetry and essays recounts a dark chapter of her own life, her first marriage to an alcoholic'a powerful look at the emotional cost of addiction and an inspiring story of courage and triumph in the wake of crushing defeat Before she found fame as a bestselling mystery author, Judith Jance wrestled with the anguish of being married to an alcoholic. For years she channeled her pain into words, composing the poems in this moving volume, first published in 1984, a year before her debut novel. In searing and direct language, After the Fire chronicles the collapse of Jance's first marriage under the weight of her husband's addiction'and her own unwitting denial and codependence while she struggled to find herself. "I will not be the price of your redemption," she wrote then. "I will not pay my life to ransom yours." An intimate, deeply personal look into a wrenching time in Jance's life, After the Fire is a portrait of addiction and its insidious effects on lives and love. It illuminates universal truths about unbearable loss and finding the courage to carry on, and offers inspiration and profound insight into the heart and work of a beloved bestselling author
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Jance, Judith A
Dewey number
811/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.A44
LC item number
A69 2013
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Alcoholics' spouses
  • Spouses
  • Alcoholism
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Alcoholics' spouses
  • Alcoholism
  • Spouses
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After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose, J.A. Jance, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9780062293985
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EB00300867
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079666CE-DF92-4633-85F5-3B300B8C4296
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  • (OCoLC)857714445
Label
After the fire : a memoir in poetry and prose, J.A. Jance, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn857714445
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062293985
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00300867
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
079666CE-DF92-4633-85F5-3B300B8C4296
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o857714445
  • (OCoLC)857714445

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