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A lie about my father

Author: John Burnside
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a story about forgiving but not forgetting, about examining the way men are made & how they fall apart, about understanding that in order to have a good son you must have a good father. The author's honesty, thinking & images of beauty & fracture combine to create a moving memoir of two lost men: a father & his child.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burnside, John, 1955-
Lie about my father.
London : Jonathan Cape, ©2006
(OCoLC)607748979
Online version:
Burnside, John, 1955-
Lie about my father.
London : Jonathan Cape, ©2006
(OCoLC)631701116
Named Person: John Burnside; John Burnside; John Burnside
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burnside
ISBN: 0224074873 9780224074872
OCLC Number: 62474804
Awards: Winner of Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book Award: Non-Fiction 2007.
Description: 323 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Burnside.

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