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Author Soffer, Rebecca, author.

Title Modern loss : candid conversation about grief : beginners welcome / Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner ; illustrations by Peter Arkle.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Wave, [2018]


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Edition First edition.
Description xxiii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-335).
Contents Introduction / by Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner -- Collateral damage: But wait, there's more? -- Introduction / by Rebecca Soffer -- A wake / by Anthony King -- The would-bes / by Eileen Smith -- The second third child / by Eric Meyer -- There won't be blood / by Ruby Dutcher -- Mother figure / by Elizabeth Percer -- Things to know before scattering ashes / by Tré Miller Rodríguez -- Triggers: What sets us off might surprise you -- Introduction / by Gabrielle Birkner -- A little to the left / by Amanda Palmer -- When Mom kan't keep up with the Kardashians / by Kate Spencer -- Brain games / by Chamique Holdsclaw -- Thanksgiving after Jack / by Anna Whiston-Donaldson -- The barren field / by Helen Chernikoff -- The dos and don'ts of building your crew -- Intimacy: 1 - 1 + 1 = ? -- Introduction / by Rebecca Soffer -- Meet the twins: grief and desire / by Emily Rapp Black -- Are you my Papi? / by Mathew Rodriguez -- What's good enough now / by LaNeah "Starshell" Menzies -- Taboo times two / by Alice Radosh -- The promise / by Mattie J. Bekink -- Guess who's (not) coming to dinner": surviving small talk after a loss / by Rebecca Soffer and Modern Loss -- Identity: who we were and who we've become -- Introduction / by Gabrielle Birkner -- Four little words, one big meaning / by Michael Flamini -- Dad-die issues / by Yassir Lester -- The dead-brother code switch / by Rachel Sklar -- Making peace with my mother's whiteness / by Amy Mihyang Ginther -- Just say Uncle / by Michael Arceneaux -- Survivor gilt: creative ways to use what's left behind instead of banishing it to storage purgatory / by Stacy London -- Inheritance: property of -- Introduction / by Rebecca Soffer -- Icky Pop / by Sara Faith Alterman -- Honey, don't screw up the namesake / by David Sax -- The accidental archivist / by Spencer Merolla -- Under the house / by Julie Satow -- Uncle Ron / by Kim Goldman -- There's no will, what the bleep do I do now? / by Amanda Clayman -- Data: loss (and found) in the digital universe -- Introduction / by Rebecca Soffer -- My husband's death went viral, and all I got was this lousy t-shirt / by Nora McInerny -- Confessions of a gmail hoarder / by Brian Stelter -- Unrecovered / by Meg Tansey -- Meeting Patricia, Aunt Esther's Amazon alter ego / by Joey Chernila -- A brief guide to griefspeak -- Secrets: what they didn't tell us, and what we aren't telling others -- Introduction / by Gabrielle Birkner -- My dad husband, the serial adulterer / by Robyn Woodman -- Practice imperfect / by Rachel M. Ward -- And the Oscar goes to... / by Catherine Fennelly -- Forever younger / by Caroline Waxler -- F is for forgiveness / by Haley Tanner -- Work life, after loss -- Journeys: where we've headed but not necessarily ended up -- Introduction / by Rebeca Soffer -- My wedding gown's last dance / by Lucy Kalanithi -- Where the heart no longer is / by Jacqueline Murekatete -- Feet, pain, love / by Sarah Fox -- From a purple room to the Obama White House / by Marisa Renee Lee -- Art imitates loss / by Michael Grief, as told to Rebecca Soffer -- Patches / by Tanzila Ahmed -- Shit people say, but really shouldn't -- Absence + time: what comes later -- Introduction / by Gabrielle Birkner -- David / by Elisa Albert -- Considering the alternatives / by Artis Henderson -- The deathday-birthday / by Nikki Reimer -- Double digits / by Nishta J. Mehra.
Summary "Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a variety of voices, accompanied by gorgeous two-color illustrations and wry infographics." -- From summary.
Subject Grief.
Loss (Psychology)
Genre/Form Blogs.
Added Author Birkner, Gabrielle, author.
Arkle, Peter, illustrator.
ISBN 9780062499189 (hardcover)
0062499181 (hardcover)

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