Closing Time

Closing Time

A Memoir

Format
ePub
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101032565
  • 352 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

An affecting memoir from one of America’s most provocative humorists

Over the past two decades, Joe Queenan has established himself as a scourge of everything that is half-baked, half-witted, and halfhearted in American culture. In Closing Time, Queenan turns his sights on a more serious and a more personal topic: his childhood in a Philadelphia housing project in the early 1960s. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Closing Time recounts Queenan’s Irish Catholic upbringing in a family dominated by his erratic, alcoholic father, and his long flight away from the dismal confines of his neighborhood into the greater, wide world. A story about salvation and escape, Closing Time has at its heart the makings of a classic American autobiography.



Closing Time

Closing Time

Joe Queenan

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