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On Moving: A Writer's Meditation on New Houses, Old Haunts, and Finding Home Again
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Publisher Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA
Publication date March 3, 2009
Pages 227
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781582345819
ISBN-10 1582345813
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $22.00
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: A literary exploration of one of life?s most taxing, emotional, and pervasive experiences: moving. When acclaimed memoirist and scholar Louise DeSalvo sold the house she and her husband had raised their children in and moved to a beautiful new home in Montclair, New Jersey, she was shocked to discover a rash of unexpected emotions interfering with her plans. Suddenly the old, cramped house was paradise, and the new house a barren building with none of the comforts or familiarity of ?home.? Faced with a sudden disillusionment over her dream house, DeSalvo turned, as she always has, to her favorite writers. What she found was a treasure trove of material, most of which has seldom been written about before, chronicling the tumultuous and inspiring moves of some of our most beloved literary figures. Percy Shelley, destitute and restless, moved his tired family from one home to another, only to settle in what he came to believe was a haunted house on the Gulf

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