Aug 9 Fog [download Read] author Kathryn Scanlan – Kindle eBook and Epub



10 thoughts on “Aug 9 Fog

  1. says:

    A strange book of erasure from a found diary What works is seeing the shape of a year in the life But the synta

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    This isn’t really a book is it? Not in a way that someone would spend money on it surely Technically yes it’s

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    Ever where glare of ice We didn'tsleep too good My pep has left meD I out to cemetery towardevening Flowers frozen We arealone toniteKathryn Sc

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    This short book is what some people call an erasure project by Kathryn Scanlan At an estate sale she found a diary one of those five year diaries with room for a small amount of information for each of five years pertaining to a particular date written by a woman who was given the book to write in by younger relatives She was 86 w

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    A small uiet experiment about a life lived Day to day storm to storm death to death A special artifact I look forward to Sca

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    I picked this up out of curiosity off the new book shelf in the library It's small has a linen cover and the title is the same day as today What are the odds?The author Kathryn Scanlan wrote this book using sentences and phrases from a diary she bought at an estate sale It's one of those five year diaries that h

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    110 pages in the tiny hardcover Scanlan found a diary written by an elderly woman at an estate sale and spent a significant amount of time choo

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    This book just wrecked me Throughout the reading I found myself jotting down ideas and fragments for my own pieces of flashpoetry The ending S

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    255 Literacy experimentation where an author rewriteedited pieces of an old diary she fund and turn it into fictional diary I guess Original take but the result is a bit empty the writing and the moment describe has a kind of melancholic beauty to them but it just isn't enough to make a good book

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    I love experimental books ones that play with format and perspectives and such so when I read the description of this work I immediately went

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read ¾ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë Kathryn Scanlan

ThelessAfter reading and rereading the diary studying and dissecting it for the next fifteen years she played with the sentences that caught her attention cutting editing arranging and rearranging them into the composition that became Aug 9 Fog she chose the title from a note that was tucked into the diary “Sure grand out” the diarist writes “That puzzle a humdinger” she says followed by “A letter from Lloyd saying John died the 1. This short book is what some people call an erasure project by Kathryn Scanlan At an estate sale she found a diary one of those five year d

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Aug 9 Fog

A stark elegiac account of unexpected pleasures and the progress of seasonsFifteen years ago Kathryn Scanlan found a stranger’s five year diary at an estate auction in a small town in Illinois The owner of the diary was eighty six years old when she began recording the details of her life in the small book a gift from her daughter and son in law The diary was falling apart water stained and illegible in places but magnetic to Scanlan none. Ever where glare of ice We didn tsleep too good My pep has left meD I out to cemetery towardevening Flowers frozen We arealone toniteKathry

read ¾ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë Kathryn Scanlan

6th” An entire state of mourning reveals itself in “2 canned hams” The result of Scanlan’s collaging is an utterly compelling deeply moving meditation on life and deathIn Aug 9 Fog Scanlan’s spare minimalist approach has a maximal emotional effect remaining with the reader long after the book ends It is an unclassifiable work from a visionary young writer and artist a singular portrait of a life revealed by revision and restraint. This book just wrecked me Throughout the reading I found myself jotting down ideas and fragments for my own pieces of flashpoetry The endin