Extra Innings by Doris Grumbach
A Memoir

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The sequel to the novelist and critic's Coming into the End Zone describes her time reading and writing, the natural beauties and social events of life in coastal Maine, and the immanence of illness and mortality.
 

About Doris Grumbach

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Doris Grumbach is one of our most distinguished writers and critics. Her novels include "The Missing Person" and "The Ladies". She lives in Pennsylvania.
 
Published November 1, 1993 by Norton. 298 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Or perhaps only succeed in recording the minor thoughts and activities in the life of an aging woman.'' Grumbach begins her journal year with the publication of End Zone and ends it with a ``meditation'' on home, in particular her home in Maine, where she's found ``an interior landscape of sereni...

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This latest is writer, critic and NPR contributor Grumbach's (Coming into the End Zone) reflections on her life in Maine.

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When novelist and literary critic Grumbach published her memoir Coming into the End Zone in 1991, it was cause for celebration--for her and for readers educated and inspired by her year of reflections on turning 70 and the process of what she here calls ``coming into old age.'' Now a few years ol...

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others (I incline to this view, looking back over more than 50 years of pleasurably engaging in it) regard it as the main event .

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