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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Elizabeth McCracken
publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
genre:
Memoir, Nonfiction

We gave it an A

Novelist Elizabeth McCracken provides a gorgeously loving and frank account of her first pregnancy, which ended miserably in a stillbirth in An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination. Her cracked sense of humor and darling husband keep her afloat.

For Fans of…
Sturdy hearts like Mary Karr.

Bottom Line
Impossibly, her story of loss reads like a celebration of life. A