Secret Father (Carroll, James) ePub download
by James Carroll
- ISBN: 0618152849
- ISBN13: 978-0618152841
- ePub: 1175 kb | FB2: 1620 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Thrillers & Suspense
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (August 13, 2003)
- Pages: 320
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 455
- Format: lit lrf mbr mobi
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For information about permission to reproduce selections from.Carroll, James, 1943–. Secret father, James Carroll. p. cm. ISBN 0-618-15284-9. 2. Runaway teenagers-Fiction. 3. Fathers and sons-Fiction. 4. Berlin (Germany)-Fiction. 5. Male friendship-Fiction.
The heart of this fine novel, Carroll's first in nine years, is spelled out in the book's epigraph, a line from Dostoyevski: "Real love, compared to fantasy, is a harsh and dreadful thing.
Ships from and sold by sweethomeliquid2. The heart of this fine novel, Carroll's first in nine years, is spelled out in the book's epigraph, a line from Dostoyevski: "Real love, compared to fantasy, is a harsh and dreadful thing. Seventeen-year-old Michael Montgomery, crippled by polio, lives with his banker father, Paul, in Frankfurt, Germany.
James Carroll was raised in Washington, DC, and ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. He served as a chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974, then left the priesthood to become a writer. A distinguished at Suffolk University, Carroll is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a regular contributor to the Daily Beast.
Secret Father - James Carroll. For information about permission to reproduce selections from this book, write to Permissions, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 215 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003.
This offering from James Carroll pushed all the right buttons: A compelling story, interesting characters, crisp and sometimes memorable writing.
Khrushchev is hurling threats, a . This offering from James Carroll pushed all the right buttons: A compelling story, interesting characters, crisp and sometimes memorable writing. Even better, I'm familiar with the events and place after having lived in Wiesbaden (the Russian Chapel was visible from our apartment) and elsewhere in Germany during the Cold War and the construction of the Berlin Wall. The pace and tension remind me of those days. Almost all of the details are perfect.
Jones, the residence hall director, a man I had never met but whose name was on the previous fall's welcome letter that I found in my desk as one. He said he'd . He said he'd find out, and once again the phone dropped into the oceanic limbo of sounds-harsh laughter, throbbing music, a shout. At last a rough voice grunted its hello, a brusque impatience that made me realize both that this was Mr. Jones and that he had just been woken from sleep
James P. Carroll (born January 22, 1943, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American author, historian, and journalist.
James P. A Roman Catholic reformer, he has written extensively about his experiences in the seminary and as a priest, and has published, besides novels, books on religion and history. Carroll was born in Chicago, the second of five sons of late . Air Force General Joseph F. Carroll, and his wife Mary.
From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of.Secret Father inexorably pulls the reader into the heart of flashpoint Berlin. Vietnam: bitterly contested on the American home front and on the battlefields of Southeast Asia.
From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of the timeless love story of Peter Abelard and Héloïse, and its impact on a modern priest and a Holocaust survivor seeking sanctuary in Manhattan. Father Michael Kavanagh is shocked to see a friend from his seminary days named Runner Malloy at the altar of his humble Inwood community parish.
From a New York Times–bestselling author, a gripping and beautifully written novel of love and family set against the backdrop of Cold War Berlin (Bookpage). Carroll writes with rich, lyrical ease, raves Publishers Weekly. His characters are richly drawn, and the pieces of his impeccably paced story fit together with the cool precision of a Mercedes-Benz.
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