The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Book - 2011
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In this eloquent, somber memoir about the death of her mother and grieving aftermath, poet and journalist O'Rourke (Halflife) ponders the eternal human question: how do we live with the knowledge that we will one day die?
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781594487989
Branch Call Number: B/O'ROURKE
Characteristics: 306 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Long good-bye


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brinksman312 Jan 03, 2012

I'm sorry,but this grief memoir just wasn't written that well. Many of her insights were mundane - and while I'm empathatic to the author's sorrow - no new insights were given and many seemed like cliches.


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