Franklin

Closing time : a memoir / Joe Queenan.

Author/Creator:
Queenan, Joe.
Publication:
New York : Viking, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
338 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Queenan, Joe.
Queenan, Joe -- Childhood and youth.
Queenan, Joe -- Family.
Working class -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Fathers and sons -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Family violence -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography.
Forgiveness -- Case studies.
Social mobility -- United States -- Case studies.
Authors, American -- Biography.
Summary:
Queenan's deeply funny and affecting memoir about his great escape from a childhood of poverty in a Philadelphia housing project in the early 1960s.
Contents:
The man on the roof
Sin City
The predicament
Domine, non sum dignus
Semper fidelis
The parting of the Reed Sea
Twilight of the apothecaries
C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre
Second fiddle
Management potential
Walkabout
Closing time
Epilogue.
ISBN:
9780670020638
067002063X
OCLC:
233547945
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