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  • ISBN: 9780299153601
  • ISBN10: 0299153606

Feather a Child's Death and Life

by Robert Peters

  • List Price: $19.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/1997
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With great tenderness, poet and critic Robert Peters recalls the brief life and sudden death of his son Richard, a four-year-old called 'Feather' by his sister Meredith and brother Rob. Feather returns home ill one day from nursery school, spends the afternoon in bed with his father and his stuffed toy seal, and dies that evening. Looking back after decades on that February day in 1960, when the skinned knees, colds, and fevers of childhood were obliterated by the unthinkable-fatal meningitis-Peters see with harrowing clarity the image of that little boy in the tugboat pajamas lying still on a gurney, one bare foot visible at the edge of the sheet.
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