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9781926972374
5.5 x 8.5 inches
240 pages
paperback
CDN$ 24.95
BISAC: LCO010000
BISAC: FAM046000
BISAC: BIO026000

 

 
In the Flesh
Twenty Writers Explore the Body
Edited by Lynne Van Luven
Edited by Kathy Page
CDN$ 24.95

Living is a process of continuous transformation: we have been embryos, children, adolescents, thin, fat, sick, better again. And as humans, we are always at odds with at least one part of our bodies. Have we inherited the family nose? Is there nothing to be done for our finicky stomach or our limp hair?

In the Flesh is an intelligent, witty, and provocative look at how we think about—and live within—our bodies. The editors and writers in this collection describe, in many voices, what human bodies feel now. Each author’s candid essay focuses on one part of the body, and explores its function, its meanings, and the role it has played in his or her life.

Written from both the male and female perspectives, contributors include Caroline Adderson, André Alexis, Taiaiake Alfred, Brian Brett, Trevor Cole, Dede Crane, Lorna Crozier, Candace Fertile, Stephen Gauer, Julian Gunn, Heather Kuttai, Susan Olding, Kate Pullinger, Merilyn Simonds, Richard Steel, Madeleine Thien, Sue Thomas, and Margaret Thompson.


In the Flesh: Twenty Writers Explore the Body
Edited by Lynne Van Luven
Edited by Kathy Page
9781926972091
BISAC: LCO010000
BISAC: FAM046000
BISAC: BIO026000
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