Item Details

My Father's Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die

Kevin Toolis
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Da Capo Press, Hachette Book Group, 2017.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780306921469, 0306921464, 9780306921452, 0306921456
Summary
"An intimate, lyrical look at the ancient rite of the Irish wake--and the Irish way of overcoming our fear of death." --Amazon.
Contents
  • Mortalities
  • Whispers
  • Origins
  • Voices
  • Unravellings
  • Intimations
  • Exiles
  • Ruins
  • Catastrophes
  • Changelings
  • Drifts
  • Hades
  • Gestations
  • Tombs
  • Gatherings
  • Forebodings
  • Silences
  • Fragments
  • Landscapes
  • Vigils
  • Remains
  • Burdens
  • Keening
  • Rites
  • How to love, live and die.
Description
275 pages ; 22 cm
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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