Home: What It Means and Why It Matters (AARP®)

Home: What It Means and Why It Matters (AARP®)


Where do you live? the reply to this likely easy query should be extra advanced than you would think.
Drawing on own adventure, Mary Gordon examines a variety of types of abode-from her early life residence in a ways Rockaway to flats in Palo Alto, Rome, and the higher West Side-as good because the very idea of “home” and the way it has advanced over the years. wealthy in insightful observations from writers and thinkers as various as Gaston Bachelard, Le Corbusier, Emerson, Colette, and Edith Wharton, At Home skillfully provokes us to probe our personal strategies approximately what “home” actually potential to every folks. Notions of safeguard, morality, cleanliness, convenience, and the altering nature of the kin are only a number of the colours Gordon makes use of to color an exciting portrait of a spot all of us idea we knew.

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