A Love Story

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When Dan, a writer with a passion for underground comics, and his wife Bekah, a potter dedicated to traditional Japanese ceramics, met through a mutual friend, they swiftly fell in love. “Of all the women I’ve ever met,” Dan told a friend, “she’s the first one who felt like family.” But at Christmas, as they prepared for the birth of their first child, tragedy struck.Based on Daniel Raeburn’s acclaimed New Yorker essay, Vessels: A Love Story is the story of how he and Bekah clashed and clung to each other through a series of unsuccessful pregnancies before finally, joyfully, becoming parents. In prose as handsomely unadorned as his wife’s pottery, Raeburn recounts a marriage cemented by the same events that nearly broke it.Vessels is an unflinching, enormously moving account of intimacy, endurance, and love.
An unforgettable portrait of a marriage tested to its limits.

Baker & Taylor
A writer with a passion for underground cartoonists reflects on his marriage to his traditional Japanese potter wife and the tragedies and challenges that have marked their efforts to become parents.

& Taylor

The author reflects on his marriage and the tragedies and challenges he and his wife faced in their efforts to become parents.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393285383
Branch Call Number: 618.392 R12v
Characteristics: 176 pages ; 21 cm


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Dec 27, 2018

Prose. No word is wasted in this book. A moving tribute to the highs and lows of parenting and marriage, and the miracle of being born at all.


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