Burdens by Water

Burdens by Water

An Unintended Memoir

Book - 2015
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In a series of strangely resilient personal adventuresâe"often beginning with breakups, and fueled by a sense of âeoeinvincible longingâeâe"essayist Alan Rifkin flings himself at the last vestiges of the Southern California Dream. He chases summer with a pool man, lives with monks in a Santa Barbara monastery, joins a dysfunctional Los Angeles writing club, communes with wild dolphins, traces the steps of Otzi the Iceman, emulates a Bible-based marriage, and confronts his motherâe(tm)s last season in his beloved San Fernando Valley, in each case wrestling with mysteries of heaven and earth. By the time he looks up, he has waded deep into the complications of later lifeâe"compromised love, family tragedy, and what it might mean to be a grownup in the 21st century West.
Publisher: Long Beach, CA : Brown Paper Press, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781941932049
1941932045
Branch Call Number: 814.6 RIFKIN A
Characteristics: xii, 195 pages ; 20 cm

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