My father before me : a memoir / Chris Forhan.
- 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 8 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||B FORHAN FORHAN (Text)||33946003118010||New Books . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
|Jefferson County Public Library - Madison||811.54 FOR (Text)||39391006755795||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Morgan County Public Library - Waverly||B FOR (Text)||78551000526858||Biography||Available||-|
|Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library||921 Forhan (Text)||31208912457308||non-fiction||Available||-|
|Rochester Library||920 FOR (Text)||33187004147977||Nonfiction - R||Available||-|
|Royal Center-Boone Twp. Public Library - Royal Center||811.54 FOR (Text)||75091000027345||ANF - Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Spencer County Public Library - Rockport||811.54 FOR (Text)||70741000144329||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Union County Public Library - Liberty||Bio For (Text)||34194001126177||BIO||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781501131264
- ISBN: 1501131265
- Physical Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2016.
|Summary, etc.:|| "The fifth of eight children, Chris Forhan was born into a family of silence. His mother and father often sat in the same room but exchanged no words. He and his siblings learned, without being told, that certain thoughts and feelings were not to be shared. My Father Before Me is a family history, an investigation into a death, and a stirring portrait of an Irish Catholic childhood, all set against a backdrop of America from the Great Depression to Elvis Costello. Lucidly and unflinchingly, Forhan attempts to understand his father and ultimately himself in order to avoid passing his family's silence on to his children. To separate this silence from the introversion that inspires him as a writer, he courageously confronts it, telling the story that his family will not tell, and piecing together the fragments of the life that his father chose to leave."-- Provided by publisher.
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