An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination (2008) Novelist Elizabeth McCracken provides a gorgeously loving and frank account of her first pregnancy, which ended miserably in a stillbirth in An Exact Replica of… 2008-09-10 Memoir Nonfiction Little Brown & Company
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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination (2008)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Sep 10, 2008; Writer: Elizabeth McCracken; Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction; Publisher: Little Brown & Company

Novelist Elizabeth McCracken provides a gorgeously loving and frank account of her first pregnancy, which ended miserably in a stillbirth in An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination. Her cracked sense of humor and darling husband keep her afloat.

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Sturdy hearts like Mary Karr.

Bottom Line
Impossibly, her story of loss reads like a celebration of life. A

Originally posted Sep 12, 2008 Published in issue #1012 Sep 19, 2008 Order article reprints