Moth at the Window: Poetry of Grover W. Clayton and Recollections of Indiana

Moth at the Window Poetry of Grover W Clayton and Recollections of Indiana For than sixty years a handwritten poetry journal languished in an attic It was rescued before the estate sale by the granddaughter who opened the text and journeyed into an enthralling past The poems

  • Title: Moth at the Window: Poetry of Grover W. Clayton and Recollections of Indiana
  • Author: Mary F. Lachman
  • ISBN: 9781499022
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Paperback
  • For than sixty years a handwritten poetry journal languished in an attic It was rescued before the estate sale by the granddaughter who opened the text and journeyed into an enthralling past The poems painted a portrait of the American heartland and its people from the 1920s to 1940s The poetry collection is combined with intimate stories by the author of her traveFor than sixty years a handwritten poetry journal languished in an attic It was rescued before the estate sale by the granddaughter who opened the text and journeyed into an enthralling past The poems painted a portrait of the American heartland and its people from the 1920s to 1940s The poetry collection is combined with intimate stories by the author of her travels to Indiana Moth at the Window re creates the charm and simplicity of an amazing era and brings to life the story of a small town dentist and his family.

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  • My girlfriend won this and read her favorites to me, Which I fell in love with. A great piece of workMoth's scare me but the artwork brought a whole new beauty to my fear.


  • Moth at the Window by Mary LachmanReviewed by Barbara Bryner 3/15Prompted by the discovery of a decades-old cache of poems hand-written on scraps of paper, Mary Lachman has prepared a loving tribute to dentist and part-time minister Grover Washington Clayton, 1884-1959, a grandfather she never knew. The book is well-organized, beginning with a brief introduction to the history of Indiana, where Clayton's family had lived since the 1840's. Lachman has grouped Clayton's poems thematically between [...]


  • Moth at the Window - Love it! Not only is this a personal treasure for M.F. Lachman who chose to share the insights, passions and creative immoralities of generations both past + present with the world but this is a beautiful piece of work combining the talents of many, all of one family. A Stunning and inspiring piece of art. To find something so unique, profound and intriguing left of those who came before, is such a special and trans formative experience but to then openly share it with the w [...]


  • Review posted at Barnes & Noble by Kathrin Lassila Day - March 2015This sweet, moving book is filled with poetry and an especially personal variety of history. Mary Lachman (a friend of mine) has combined her grandfather’s poems—a trove she discovered after his death—with her own childhood vacation experiences of the region where he lived. His poems are an intimate autobiography; her stories give us the day-to-day scenes of family life that, though they usually see print only in biogra [...]


  • I received this copy through First Reads. The premise of this book is beautiful; the author found her grandfather's poetry hidden away in an attic. This discovery led to not only a family treasure, but an inside look at mid-western America. Mary F. Lachman's grandfather, Grover Clayton, was a dentist in a small town in Indiana. The poems throughout this book span from the 1920's to the 1940's.Lachman begins the book with an introduction, a short summary of Indiana during this time period, and a [...]



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