The Resource An extraordinary year of ordinary days, Susan Wittig Albert

An extraordinary year of ordinary days, Susan Wittig Albert

Label
An extraordinary year of ordinary days
Title
An extraordinary year of ordinary days
Statement of responsibility
Susan Wittig Albert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days, best-selling mystery novelist Susan Wittig Albert invites us to revisit one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory, 2008, through the lens of 365 ordinary days in which her reading, writing, and thinking about issues in the wider world--from wars and economic recession to climate change--caused her to reconsider and reshape daily practices in her personal life. Albert's journal provides an engaging account of how the business of being a successful working writer blends with her rural life in the Texas Hill Country and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. As her eclectic daily reading ranges across topics from economics, food production, and oil and energy policy to poetry, place, and the writing life, Albert becomes increasingly concerned about the natural world and the threats facing it, especially climate change and resource depletion. Asking herself, 'What does it mean? And what should I do about it", ' she determines practical steps to take, such as growing more food in her garden, and also helps us to readers make sense of these issues and consider what our own responses might be. A thoughtful and thought-provoking 'book of days, ' amplified with reading lists and quotations from a wide diversity of writers, An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days is a must-have addition for everyone's collection of writers' journals"--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Albert, Susan Wittig
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3551.L2637
LC item number
Z46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Southwestern writers collection series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Albert, Susan Wittig
  • Authors, American
  • Blogs
Label
An extraordinary year of ordinary days, Susan Wittig Albert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn607973890
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 221 pages
Isbn
9780292723061
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)607973890
Label
An extraordinary year of ordinary days, Susan Wittig Albert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn607973890
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 221 pages
Isbn
9780292723061
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)607973890

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