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The bill from my father : a memoir

Author: Bernard Cooper
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A contemporary account of growing up and coming to terms with a bewildering father. Dour and exuberant by turns, Edward Cooper's moods dictated the always uncertain climate of the household. As the book begins, Bernard and his father are the last remaining members of the family that once included his mother and three older brothers. Now retired and living in a run-down trailer, Edward Cooper had once been a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bernard Cooper; Bernard Cooper
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cooper
ISBN: 0743249623 9780743249621
OCLC Number: 61362171
Description: viii, 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: First Words --
My Father's Jumpsuit --
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? --
The Shortest Distance Between Two Points --
One Art --
Winner Take Nothing --
D-L-R-O-W --
This Side Up --
The Bill from My Father --
Afterlife --
Rest in Peace.
Responsibility: Bernard Cooper.
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In this ambitious and searching work, Cooper crafts a memoir that illuminatesthe enduring, intersecting mysteries of family, memory, and identity.  Read more...

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"A masterful, compelling, and supremely entertaining portait. Some books are easily forgotten, but not this one. I will never be able to look at a coat of arms, a sheet of onionskin, or a cemetary Read more...

 
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