North Enough

North Enough Overwhelmed After Her Intense Years As An AIDS Worker In San Francisco, Jan Zita Grover Moved Cross Country To Minnesota, Hoping To Find A Place North Enough To Feel An Escape What She Didn T Expect To Find Is The Reality Of The Devastated Landscape That Makes Up The North Woods Massive Cut Overs, Land That Has Been Logged And Used Beyond Any Easily Recognizable Loveliness.However, Grover S Extraordinary Imagination Sees Similarities Between This Ravished Landscape And The Ravished Bodies Of Her Dying Friends Refusing To Sentimentalize, She Nevertheless Finds Surprising Consolation In Loss From Landfills That Have Become Prime Wildlife Feeding Areas, To The Unexpected Joys Of Fly Fishing Without A Hook, Grover Again Bears Witness To Something She First Began To Articulate In San Francisco The Difficult Beauties Of Deformity. this is one of my favorite books of all time, and has been since long before i finished it got a chapter assigned in the best class i ve ever taken last year, been reading it since slowly slowly rereading almost every section at least 2 or 3 times, a few of them closer to 15 or 20 this book has totally shaped the way i see the world ideas about the earth, identity, death and grieving and loss are all handled so brilliantly in this book i ve never found in one place so many ideas that were to this is one of my favorite books of all time, and has been since long before i finished it got a chapter assigned in the best class i ve ever taken last year, been reading it since slowly slowly rereading almost every section at least 2 or 3 times, a few of them closer to 15 or 20 this book has totally shaped the way i see the world ideas about the earth, identity, death and grieving and loss are all handled so brilliantly in this book i ve never found in one place so many ideas that were totally new to me and all totally mind blowing grover holds an extremely long contemplative moment, turning the reader around insider her space of mourning, moving, making a determined effort to find if not beauty, if not meanin
Some of thespecific ecological language lost me, but the book s argument project is original and convincing Despite her two very heated subjects, AIDS and environmentalism, the author never resorts to sentimentality A short, dense, but spirited read.

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  • Paperback
  • 166 pages
  • North Enough
  • Jan Zita Grover
  • English
  • 12 December 2018
  • 1555972357