Spellbound: Growing Up in God's Country

deDavid Mckain

1 mars 2016|
Spellbound: Growing Up in God's Country de David Mckain
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In this soul-piercing memoir, David McKain penetrates the secret world of a poor boy coming of age on his own in "God's Country," a small oil-drilling town in the Allegheny Mountains during the 1940s and 1950s. His devoutly religious parents, overwhelmed by their own struggles, relinquished their son's upbringing to the town and the wooded slopes that encircled it. Cutting school, straying from Boy Scouts, dropping out of church choir, McKain maneuvered away from control and into the joys and trials of adolescent discovery. Spellbound is an unforgettable story of a family enmeshed in tenderness and poverty, faith, and affliction.
DAVID McKAIN (1937-2017) was a poet and professor emeritus of English at the University of Connecticut. His books of poems include In Touch, The Common Life, and Spirit Bodies. He is the editor of The Whole Earth: Essays in Appreciation, Anger, and Hope and Christianity: Some Non-Christian Appraisals.DAVID McKAIN (1937-2017) was a poet...
Titre :Spellbound: Growing Up in God's Country
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Publié le :1 mars 2016
Publié par :University of Georgia Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780820343631

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