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The Resource The Opposite of loneliness : essays and stories, Marina Keegan

The Opposite of loneliness : essays and stories, Marina Keegan

Label
The Opposite of loneliness : essays and stories
Title
The Opposite of loneliness
Title remainder
essays and stories
Statement of responsibility
Marina Keegan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan's star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at The New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family, friends, and classmates, deep in grief, joined to create a memorial service for Marina, her deeply affecting last essay for The Yale Daily News, "The Opposite of Loneliness, " went viral, receiving more than 1.4 million hits. Even though she was just twenty-two years old when she died, Marina left behind a rich, deeply expansive trove of prose that, like her title essay, capture the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation. Her short story, "Cold Pastoral, " was published in NewYorker.com just months after her death. The Opposite of Loneliness is an assemblage of Marina's essays and stories, which, like The Last Lecture, articulate the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be, and how we harness our talents to impact the world"--
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1989-2012
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Keegan, Marina
Dewey number
818/.609
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3611.E3335
  • PS3611.E3335
LC item number
  • A6 2014
  • A6 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American essays
  • American essays
  • College students
Label
The Opposite of loneliness : essays and stories, Marina Keegan
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Challenger deep
  • Cold pastoral
  • Winter break
  • Reading aloud
  • Ingenue
  • Emerald city
  • Baggage claim
  • Hail, full of grace
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Stability in motion -- Why we care about whales -- Against the grain -- Putting the "fun" back into eschatology -- I kill for money -- Even artichokes have doubts -- Art of observation -- Song for the special
Control code
sky257876285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiii, 208 pages
Isbn
9781476753614
Lccn
2013030131
Label
The Opposite of loneliness : essays and stories, Marina Keegan
Publication
Contents
  • Challenger deep
  • Cold pastoral
  • Winter break
  • Reading aloud
  • Ingenue
  • Emerald city
  • Baggage claim
  • Hail, full of grace
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Stability in motion -- Why we care about whales -- Against the grain -- Putting the "fun" back into eschatology -- I kill for money -- Even artichokes have doubts -- Art of observation -- Song for the special
Control code
sky257876285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiii, 208 pages
Isbn
9781476753614
Lccn
2013030131

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