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Author Miller, Sandra A., author.

Title Trove : a woman's search for truth and buried treasure / Sandra A. Miller.

Publication Info. Long Beach, California : Brown Paper Press, [2019]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  305.2442 MIL    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Linda Vista Branch On Order.
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 215 pages ; 21 cm
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Summary "Trove is the story of a woman whose life is up-ended when she begins an armchair treasure hunt--a search for $10,000 worth of gold coins buried in New York City, of all places--with a man who, as she points out, is not her husband. In this eloquent, hilarious, sharply realized memoir, Sandra A. Miller grapples with the regret and confusion that so often accompanies middle age, and the shame of craving something more when she has so much already. In a very real way, Miller has spent her life hunting for buried treasure. As a child, she trained herself to find things: dropped hair clips, shiny bits of broken glass, discarded lighters. Looking to escape from her volatile parents and often-unhappy childhood, Miller found deeper meaning, and a good deal of hope, in each of these objects. Now an adult and facing the loss of her last living parent--her mother who is at once cold, difficult, and wildly funny--Miller finds herself, as she so often did as a little girl, pressed against a wall of her own longing. Her search for gold, which soon becomes an obsession, forces her to dredge up painful pieces of her past, confront the true source of her sorrow, and finally discover what it is she has been looking for all these years"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Miller, Sandra A.
Middle-aged women -- United States -- Biography.
Treasure troves -- United States.
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