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Priestdaddy / Patricia Lockwood.

Lockwood, Patricia, (author.).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 811 (Text) 78321000027005 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Loc (Text) 32604030009525 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 811 LOC (Text) 70743000152648 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 92 LOC (Text) 72436000120893 Adult nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 811.6 LOCKWOOD (Text) 30403002280048 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 813.6 LOC (Text) 78731000502140 New NF Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 921 LOCKWOOD (Text) 30402004688661 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Lockwood (Text) 78292000364741 Adult New Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B LOCKWOOD, PATRICIA LOCKWOOD (Text) 33946003224305 New Books . 2nd Floor Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594633737
  • ISBN: 1594633738
  • Physical Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Author born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Formatted Contents Note: Introductory rites -- Meeting of the minds -- Low country -- Babies in limbo -- R&R circus -- Men of the cloth -- Dinner with the bishop -- Put it in print -- Touch of genius -- The cum queens of Hyatt Place -- Swimming hole -- Hart and hind -- Men of the cloth II: the clothening -- Blow, Gabriel, blow -- Voice -- I am a priest forever -- Abortion Barbie -- Missouri gothic -- Power and light -- Interior castle -- Island time.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Lockwood, Patricia.
Lockwood, Patricia > Family.
Poets, American > 21st century > Biography.
Authors, American > 21st century > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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