I would say this book is successful in reference to the authors’ intention to showcase ethnographic projects that “blur the boundaries between social science and literature,” but I would also caution those researchers looking for a how-to book for their dissertation or other qualitative research project. This is a book of possibilities of what (auto)ethnographies can be—inspiring authors and fostering creativity, and I am sure a lot of readers will connect with it.


Ethnography, Autoethnography, Performance Ethnographies, Ethnodramas, Identity, Qualitative Research

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Kelsey Railsback is a PhD candidate in the Marriage and Family Therapy program under the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Nova Southeastern University. She is passionate about qualitative research and social justice issues. Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: kr1178@mynsu.nova.edu.

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