It had come to this: breastfeeding her screaming three-month-old while sitting on the cigarette-scarred floor of a union hall, lying to her husband so she could attend yet another activist meeting, and otherwise actively self-destructing. Then Sonya Huber turned to her long-dead grandfather, the family "nobody," for help. Huber's search for meaning and resonance in the life of her grandfather Heina Buschman was unusual insofar as she knew him only through dismissive family stories: He let his wife die of neglect . . . he ...

Opa Nobody 2013, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803243620

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Opa Nobody 2008, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803210806