Fathers: A Literary Anthology by Andre GerardFathers: A Literary Anthology by Andre Gerard

Fathers: A Literary Anthology

EditorAndre Gerard

Paperback | April 29, 2011

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An evocative book of essays and poems from literary legends about their fathers… Newly released by Patremoir Press, Fathers: A Literary Anthology is a book “to set the darkness echoing.” It is a transformational book which richly proves the wisdom of Doris Lessing’s insight that “We use our parents like recurring dreams, to be entered into when needed; they are always there for love or for hate.” Proves it for fathers, at least. With father pieces by writers such as Angela Carter, Winston Churchill, Franz Kafka, Alice Munro, Philip Roth and Virginia Woolf, Fathers is an impassioned argument for the importance of literature in our lives. It is proof of Annie Dillard’s insight that “The mind fits the world and shapes it as a river fits and shapes its own banks.” On an individual level, Fathers is a manual for all children trying to understand and improve their relationship
Born a twin in 1953, son of a German mother and a Belgian father, Andre Gerard grew up far from Wurzburg and from Liege, among the forests and lakes of the coastal pulp and paper town of Powell River, B.C. Lover of endives and sauerkraut, lebkuchen and rice pie, he has a BSc. (74) and a BA. (76) from UBC, and a Master’s of English Lite...
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Title:Fathers: A Literary AnthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Patremoir PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0986555401

ISBN - 13:9780986555404

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