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Grave Goods: Essays of a Peculiar Nature

Grave Goods: Essays of a Peculiar Nature

A collection of essays about psychics, murderers, strange disappearances, and occult phenomena, Grave Goods peels back the surface of the seemingly normal to reveal the dubious, the inexplicable, and the outlandish.

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ISBN 9780874806816
Published 15 March 2001 by University of Utah Press,U.S.
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By O'Grady, John P.
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ISBN-13 9780874806816
ISBN-10 087480681X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher University of Utah Press,U.S.
Imprint University of Utah Press,U.S.
Publication Date 15 March 2001
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By O'Grady, John P.
Category Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Essays, Journals, Letters & Other Prose Works
Number of Pages 147
Dimensions Width: 164mm
Height: 239mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 386g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 081
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

From laugh-out-loud funny to eerily thoughtful, these essays reveal the natural world as a place of unnatural surprises and strange beauty, where Rip Van Winkle, O'Grady's college buddies, and ragtag psychics rub shoulders with Buddha, Socrates, and Stephen King -- and it all makes perfect sense.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review <p> Grave Goods is a first-rate collection, revealing not only the surprising connections between ordinary things, but their metaphysical and philosophical implications as well. His stories, though rooted in everyday reality, stretch our imaginations toward the fantastic and the supernatural. --John Algeo, editor of The Quest <p>

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Author's Bio

John P. O Grady is associate professor of English at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, where he teaches environmental writing and American literature. He is the author of Pilgrims to the Wild (University of Utah Press, 1993).

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