2022 Holiday Gift Guide

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Standpipe, Delivering Water In Flint

By David Hardin of Royal Oak

David G. Hardin is the author of two poetry collections, A Ruinous Thirst, and Dreaming Bob Wills. His most recent book is the memoir, Standpipe, Delivering Water In Flint, a 2022 Michigan Notable Book. His poetry and fiction have appeared in the Dunes Review, the Michigan Quarterly Review online, the Carolina Quarterly, the Madison Review, the Prague Review, 3 Quarks Daily, and ARDOR. See the Product Description below for more details about this book.

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Product Description

Standpipe, Delivering Water In Flint is a memoir of the author’s work as a Red Cross volunteer delivering emergency water to residents of Flint, Michigan. It sets the struggles of a city in crisis against the author’s personal journey as his mother declines into dementia and eventual death. The book is an intimate look at one man’s engagement with both civic and familial trauma.