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Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life / Yiyun Li.

Li, Yiyun, 1972- (author.).


"Yiyun Li's searing personal story of hospitalizations for depression and thoughts of suicide is interlaced with reflections on the solace and affirmations of life and personhood that Li found in reading the journals, diaries, and fiction of other writers: William Trevor, Katherine Mansfield, and more"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399589096
  • ISBN: 0399589090
  • Physical Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205).
Formatted Contents Note:
Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life -- Amongst people -- Memory is a melodrama from which no one is exempt -- Two lives -- Amongst characters -- To speak is to blunder but I venture -- Either/or : a chorus of miscellany -- Reading William Trevor.
Subject: Li, Yiyun, 1972- > Mental health.
Authors, American > 21st century > Biography.
Depressed persons > United States > Biography.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.


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Allentown Public Library 813.6 LI (Text) 34455006300715 Adult Nonfiction 1st FL Available -

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