What Remains

What Remains
Author: Carole Radziwill
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2007-06-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780743277181

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The author traces her life and marriage to Anthony Radziwill, President Kennedy's nephew, in an account that describes her work as a journalist, her friendship with JFK, Jr., and his wife, and her husband's struggle with terminal cancer.

What Remains

What Remains
Author: Sally Mann
Publsiher: Bulfinch
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2003-09-23
Genre: Photography
ISBN: 0821228439

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Internationally acclaimed photographer Sally Mann offers a five-part meditation on mortality.

Strength in What Remains

Strength in What Remains
Author: Tracy Kidder
Publsiher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2010-05-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780812977615

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle •Chicago Tribune • The Christian Science Monitor • Publishers Weekly In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in the United States from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived a civil war and genocide, he lands at JFK airport with two hundred dollars, no English, and no contacts. He ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores. Then Deo begins to meet the strangers who will change his life, pointing him eventually in the direction of Columbia University, medical school, and a life devoted to healing. Kidder breaks new ground in telling this unforgettable story as he travels with Deo back over a turbulent life and shows us what it means to be fully human. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Named one of the Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the year by Time • Named one of the year’s “10 Terrific Reads” by O: The Oprah Magazine “Extraordinarily stirring . . . a miracle of human courage.”—The Washington Post “Absorbing . . . a story about survival, about perseverance and sometimes uncanny luck in the face of hell on earth. . . . It is just as notably about profound human kindness.”—The New York Times “Important and beautiful . . . This book is one you won’t forget.”—Portland Oregonian

What Remains and Other Stories

What Remains and Other Stories
Author: Christa Wolf
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 303
Release: 1995-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780226904955

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What Remains collects Christa Wolf's short fiction, from early work in the sixties to the widely debated title story, first published in Germany in 1990. Addressing a wide range of topics, from sexual politics to the nature of memory, these powerful and often very personal stories offer a fascinating introduction to Wolf's work. What Remains and Other Stories . . . is clear and farsighted. The eight heartfelt stories in the book show why she has been respected as a serious author since her 1968 novel, The Quest for Christa T. . . . Wolf uses her own experiences and observations to create universal themes about the controls upon human freedom.—Herbert Mitgang, New York Times Christa Wolf has set herself nothing less than the task of exploring what it is to be a conscious human being alive in a moment of history.—Mary Gordon, New York Times Book Review The simultaneous publication of these two volumes offers readers here a generous sampling of the short fiction, speeches and essays that Wolf has produced over the last three decades.—Mark Harman, Boston Globe

Saving What Remains

Saving What Remains
Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2009-08-04
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781599218366

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A Holocaust survivor's moving account of her return to Europe to disinter her ancestors for reburial in the Holy Land.

What Remains

What Remains
Author: Dora Osborne
Publsiher: Camden House (NY)
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2020
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781640140523

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A study of the archival turn in contemporary German memory culture, drawing on recent memorials, documentaries, and prose narratives that engage with the material legacy of National Socialism and the Holocaust.

What Remains

What Remains
Author: Sarah E. Wagner
Publsiher: Harvard University Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2019-11-05
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780674243613

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Nearly 1,600 Americans who took part in the Vietnam War are still missing and presumed dead. Sarah Wagner tells the stories of those who mourn and continue to search for them. Today’s forensic science can identify remains from mere traces, raising expectations for repatriation and forcing a new reckoning with the toll of America’s most fraught war.

What Remains

What Remains
Author: Jonathan Bach
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2017-08-29
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780231544306

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What happens when an entire modern state's material culture becomes abruptly obsolete? How do ordinary people encounter what remains? In this ethnography, Jonathan Bach examines the afterlife of East Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall, as things and places from that vanished socialist past continue to circulate and shape the politics of memory. What Remains traces the unsettling effects of these unmoored artifacts on the German present, arguing for a rethinking of the role of the everyday as a site of reckoning with difficult pasts. Bach juxtaposes four sites where the stakes of the everyday appear: products commodified as nostalgia, amateur museums dedicated to collecting everyday life under socialism, the "people's palace" that captured the national imagination through its destruction, and the feared and fetishized Berlin Wall. Moving from the local, the intimate, and the small to the national, the impersonal, and the large, this book's interpenetrating chapters show the unexpected social and political force of the ordinary in the production of memory. What Remains offers a unique vantage point on the workings of the everyday in situations of radical discontinuity, contributing to new understandings of postsocialism and the intricate intersection of material remains and memory.