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Where reasons end : a novel / Yiyun Li.

By: Li, Yiyun, 1972- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Edition: First edition.Description: 170 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781984817372; 198481737X.Subject(s): Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Grief -- FictionGenre/Form: Autobiographical fiction. | Autobiographical fiction. | FICTION / Literary.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3612.I16 | W48 2019Summary: "'I had but one delusion, which I held onto with all my willpower: we once gave Nikolai a life of flesh and blood; and I'm doing it over again, this time by words.' In a world created outside of time, Li and the son who died talk about their lives. Deeply intimate and moving, this story cycle of grief captures the love and humor in a relationship which goes on now in a mother's heart, between a mother and child, even as it captures the pain of Li's sadness and loss. Written in the months following her son's death, this powerful book takes readers intimately and unforgettably into Li's grief, even as she transforms the pain into imaginary conversations of great beauty, humor, sadness and love"-- Provided by publisher.
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"'I had but one delusion, which I held onto with all my willpower: we once gave Nikolai a life of flesh and blood; and I'm doing it over again, this time by words.' In a world created outside of time, Li and the son who died talk about their lives. Deeply intimate and moving, this story cycle of grief captures the love and humor in a relationship which goes on now in a mother's heart, between a mother and child, even as it captures the pain of Li's sadness and loss. Written in the months following her son's death, this powerful book takes readers intimately and unforgettably into Li's grief, even as she transforms the pain into imaginary conversations of great beauty, humor, sadness and love"-- Provided by publisher.

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