The Lonely Other: A Woman Watching America

Cambridge Springs Press, 2014
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The Lonely Other chronicles the life of a woman constantly facing new amazements. In "Wounded Chevy at Wounded Knee" (Best of the Best American Essays [1994]) Diana Hume George recounts how she lived a trapped and futile life as a white teenage bride on an Indian reservation. As an adult she confronts drunken hunters outside her isolated cabin; she faces her fear of heights by climbing in the White Mountains; she unflinchingly delves into her long-standing engagement with Anne Sexton's poetry, and into her own father's suicide. Always she wonders: Can women learn to travel alone, on roads and in their daily lives, without fear?

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Diana Hume George is the author or editor of ten books of creative nonfiction, poetry, and literary criticism.

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