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Lauren Slater is the author of six books, including Welcome to My Country, Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir, Opening Skinner’s Box, the short-story collection Blue Beyond Blue, and Love Works Like This, which chronicled the agonizing decisions she made relating to her psychiatric illness and her pregnancy. Slater has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a 2004 National Endowments for the Arts Award, multiple inclusions in Best American volumes, and a Knight Science Journalism fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Slater was a practicing psychologist for eleven years before embarking on a full-time writing career. She served as the clinical and later executive director of AfterCare Services. Slater lives and writes in Harvard, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Egg

Chapter 2: Sugaring the Bit

Chapter 3: Old Homes

Chapter 4: The Swan with a Broken Beak

Chapter 5: The Sixty Thousand-Dollar Dog

Chapter 6: The Death of a Wasp

Chapter 7: Bat Dreams

Acknowledgments 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807001912
Author:
Slater, Lauren
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Subject:
PETS / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.82 x 5.88 x 0.75 in 0.88 lb

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