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Priestdaddy: A Memoir Patricia Lockwood 9781594633737 Riverhead Books - książka

    

Priestdaddy: A Memoir

From Patricia Lockwood--a writer acclaimed for her wildly original voice--a vivid, heartbreakingly funny memoir about having a married Catholic priest for a father.
-Destined to be a classic. . .this year's must-read memoir.- - Mary Karr, author of The Liars' Club

Father Greg Lockwood is unlike any Catholic priest you have ever met--a man who lounges in boxer shorts, loves action movies, and whose constant jamming on the guitar reverberates -like a whole band dying in a plane crash in 1972.- His daughter is an irreverent poet who long ago left the Church's country. When an unexpected crisis leads her and her husband to move back into her parents' rectory, their two worlds collide.
In Priestdaddy, Lockwood interweaves emblematic moments from her childhood and adolescence--from an ill-fated family hunting trip and an abortion clinic sit-in where her father was arrested to her involvement in a cultlike Catholic youth group--with scenes that chronicle the eight-month adventure she and her husband had in her parents' household after a decade of living on their own. Lockwood details her education of a seminarian who is also living at the rectory, tries to explain Catholicism to her husband, who is mystified by its bloodthirstiness and arcane laws, and encounters a mysterious substance on a hotel bed with her mother.
Lockwood pivots from the raunchy to the sublime, from the comic to the deeply serious, exploring issues of belief, belonging, and personhood. Priestdaddy is an entertaining, unforgettable portrait of a deeply odd religious upbringing, and how one balances a hard-won identity with the weight of family and tradition.

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Priestdaddy: A Memoir
Kategorie: Literatura faktu
Kategorie BISAC:
Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs
Biography & Autobiography > Women
Humor > Topic - Religion
Wydawca: Riverhead Books
Język: Angielski
ISBN-13: 9781594633737
Rok wydania: 2017
Ilość stron: 352
Waga: 0.54 kg
Wymiary: 23.88 x 15.75 x 3.05 cm
Oprawa: Twarda
Wolumenów: 01
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