Half a Life: A Memoir

Half a Life: A Memoir

Darin Strauss


In this robust, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching results of the tragic second that has shadowed his complete existence. In his final month of highschool, he was once at the back of the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, using with neighbors, keeping off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved in entrance of his motor vehicle. The collision ended in her dying. With piercing perception and stark prose, Darin Strauss leads us on a deeply own, rapid, and emotional journey—graduating highschool, going away to school, beginning his writing occupation, falling in love together with his destiny spouse, changing into a father. alongside the best way, he's taking a troublesome examine loss and guilt, adulthood and responsibility, desire and, ultimately, reputation. the result's a magnificent, uplifting travel de force.

Look for distinct beneficial properties inside of, together with an interview with Colum McCann.
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