The Resource Barefoot to Avalon, David Payne, (electronic resource)

Barefoot to Avalon, David Payne, (electronic resource)

Label
Barefoot to Avalon
Title
Barefoot to Avalon
Statement of responsibility
David Payne
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2000, while moving his household from Vermont to North Carolina, David Payne watched from his rearview mirror as his younger brother, George A., driving behind him in a two-man convoy of rental trucks, lost control of his vehicle, fishtailed, flipped over in the road, and died instantly. Soon thereafter, David's life hit a downward spiral. His career came to a standstill, his marriage disintegrated, and his drinking went from a cocktail-hour indulgence to a full-blown addiction. He found himself haunted not only by George A.'s death, but also by his brother's manic depression, a hereditary illness that overlaid a dark family history whose roots now gripped David. Barefoot to Avalon is Payne's earnest and unflinching account of George A. and their boyhood footrace that lasted long into their adulthood, defining their relationship and their lives. As universal as it is intimate, this is an exceptional memoir of brotherhood, of sibling rivalries and sibling love, and of the torments a family can hold silent and carry across generations
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Payne, David
Dewey number
155.936
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Payne, David
  • Payne, George A
  • Brothers
  • Death
  • Bereavement
  • Grief
  • Families
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Barefoot to Avalon, David Payne, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779345
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779345
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779345
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Barefoot to Avalon, David Payne, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779345
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779345
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779345
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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