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The Futilitarians

Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

by Anne Gisleson

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The Futilitarians
Subtitle
Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading
Author
Anne Gisleson

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A memoir of loss, friendship, and literature explores how the author and her husband, devastated by the deaths of family members and the loss of their home in Hurricane Katrina, established a reading group with friends who also endured difficult life setbacks.