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Come to the edge

Come to the edge

an illustrated anthology of poetry chosen by famous people

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Published by Marie Curie Book andTape Fund in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In aid of the New Marie Curie Cancer Care Centre.

Statementillustrations by Dave Wood.
ContributionsWood, Dave.
The Physical Object
Paginationii,79p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14348648M

  Come to the Edge (Book): Kavenna, Joanna: A narrator in retreat from suburban life, a shambolic draughty farmhouse in a scenic valley A widowed survivalist called Cassandra White A banker, a village-full of empty second homes, and scores of poor and elderly people with nowhere to go A crazy utopian scheme to reclaim the valley for the locals. A dark, timely satire from Joanna. "Come to the edge," he said. "We can't, We will fall!" they responded. "Come to the edge," he said. And so they came. And he pushed them. And they flew” Guillaume Apollinaire I wept and was engaged from beginning to end. The book has so much grace and sensitivity- it is a timeless love letter/5().

‘Come to the Edge’, New Numbers (). In a profile of Tom Stoppard (The New Yorker, 19 December ), Kenneth Tynan described the playwright addressing a class of drama students in Santa Barbara: ‘What is the real dialogue that goes on between the artist and his audience? [Stoppard asks at the end].   The tabloid press has already found its three hottest revelations from “Come to the Edge,” Christina Haag’s book about her five-year romance () with John F. Kennedy Jr.

Get this from a library! Come to the edge. [Joanna Kavenna] -- A narrator in retreat from suburban life, a shambolic draughty farmhouse in a scenic valley A widowed survivalist called Cassandra White A banker, a village-full of empty second homes, and. Come to the Edge. The fact that Haag is a beautiful writer, and the book full of wonderfully vivid descriptions, somehow makes this glimpse into the lives of the most fiercely private family feel Author: Sara Vilkomerson.


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Come to the Edge is how I see the world we now live in, the love and kindness of many, the evil realm that prevails in the desperation of so many, and the attainable victory we have in the belief that life is a continuing series of free choice and diligent decision.

Each day we awaken we are at the precipice, on that edge of eternity.5/5(1). Christina Haag is an actress and the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, COME TO THE EDGE, which chronicles her childhood friendship and /5.

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Come To The Edge is predominately a funny book, though there are some harder themes running through it. The humour comes with the narrator and her classic outlook on life, her creature comforts, her not wanting to go to the bathroom in a whole in the ground, her trusting people and their decisions and her wanting to be warm/5.

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This book arrived on my doorstep because from time to time I participate in a book club/Twitter party with Andrea Katz, of Great Thoughts.

Andrea must have me on her “nice” list, because when this book arrived in the mail for me, it had been personally autographed for me by the author, with a simple note on the title.

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"Come to the Edge: A Memoir," by Christina Haag (Spiegel Grau. $25) The book picks up once Kennedy and Haag both enroll at Brown University. For one year they lived in a group house, with.

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It is about being young and full of hope, with all the potential of your life as yet unfulfilled, and of coming of age at a moment in New York’s history when the city at once held danger, magic, and. Books similar to Come to the Edge Come to the Edge. by Christina Haag. avg. rating Ratings. The Love Story of JFK Jr.

and Christina Haag An elegy to first love, a lost New York, and a young man who led his life with surprising and abundant grace. Christina Haag's memoir, Come To The Edge, A Love Story, is gripping and intimate, an American tale of life and love, an ongoing tragedy, an affair of the heart, an engrossing sharing of two minds, a best friendship, a gathering of family, a table of friends/5.

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