Beth Kephart on LOVE

06 October 2015 | Hidden City Daily

Beth Kephart’s 17th book is LOVE: A Philadelphia Affair (Temple University Press), a collection of essays on place and memory. Kephart’s Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River (Temple University Press, 2007) was a pathbreaking work of history, fiction, and memory, written in the voice of the river. Now Kephart returns with a work in her own distinctive voice.

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