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My Year 2013: Murderers and Angels

Douglas Messerli

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Douglas Messerli
My Year 2013: Murderers and Angels
Series No.: 268
ISBN: 978-1-892295-83-5, Pages: 684
American Literature, Memoir

The mass shootings that led up to 2013 and continued throughout the year determined that Douglas Messerli’s 14th volume of his My Year series would be focused on the individuals behind the weapons that had killed so very many innocent children and adults. But at the same time, it became clear to this historian of societal and personal cultural events residing in the city of Angels that there were also angels in our midst who created a dichotomy in life. As Cary Grant’s angelic messenger in the film The Bishop’s Wife observed, the face you see while strolling any city or village street “may be the face of a murderer or the face of an angel.” And in most cases there was no way to easily tell the difference.

Once more, attending to political events, reading numerous works of fiction, poetry, history, and philosophy, attending events of theater, cinema, art, and dance, and simply contemplating his own personal experiences, the author was filled with wonder, coincidence, and joy. During 2013, after having lived together for 43 years, Messerli and his companion Howard N. Fox were legally married. And the author made a pleasant journey, one of his last, to visit his aging mother in Iowa.

The author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Stay (2018), Messerli also writes fiction, drama (under the pseudonym Kier Peters), and has edited several anthologies. As the publisher of Sun & Moon and Green Integer, he was awarded The American Book Award and the ALTA Award for publishing translations. He was named Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.

 
Other digital books by Douglas Messerli:
Dark, $5.00
My Year 2000: Leaving Something Behind, $5.00
My Year 2001: Keeping History a Secret, $5.00
My Year 2002: Love, Death, and Transfiguration, $5.00
My Year 2003: Voice Without a Voice, $5.00
My Year 2004: Under Our Skin, $5.00
My Year 2005: Terrifying Times, $5.00
My Year 2006: Serving, $5.00
My Year 2007: To the Dogs, $5.00
My Year 2008: In the Gap, $5.00
My Year 2009: Facing the Heat, $5.00
My Year 2010: Shadows, $5.00
My Year 2011: No One's Home, $5.00
My Year 2012: Centers Collapse, $5.00
Reading Films: My International Cinema, $5.00
Stay, $5.00
 

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