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Small ceremonies: a Novel

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Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1996.
Language:
English
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Judith Gill's world is shaped by the actions of those around her. As a biographer, she spends her days analyzing the minutiae of past lives. As a mother, she is perplexed by her children's developing lives. As a wife, she struggles to sympathize with and support a man who sometimes acts like a stranger. Her own life recedes, overshadowed by the urge to observe and understand the people she encounters. Yet, in this lovingly documented year of a woman's life, Judith is revealed to herself; a person with desires, passions, and faults; with instincts that are sometimes right and often wrong. And it is through the very observations she can't help but make that Judith finds her place in the world: as translator and celebrant of life's small - and very important - ceremonies.
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display_descriptionWhat is the matter with me, I wonder. Why am I always the one who watches? Judith Gill lives with her husband, son, and daughter in a nice house in the suburbs of Ontario. She has carved out a niche as a respected biographer. Her universe is shaped and bounded by the lives around her, from her family to the subjects of her books. She finds herself in the background of her life, but she hungers to tell stories of her own. In this witty, nuanced novel about art, life, love, and fiction, Carol Shields reveals Judith to readers and to herself-a woman with bold emotions, powerful instincts, and a knack for observing the small ceremonies that give our lives meaning.
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subject_facetCollege teachers' spouses -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Ontario -- Fiction
Women biographers -- Fiction
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title_fullSmall Ceremonies : a Novel [electronic resource] Shields, Carol.
Small ceremonies / Carol Shields
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Electronic books
Women biographers