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An American Requiem

God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us

An American Requiem( )
Author: Carroll, James
ISBN:978-0-395-85993-3
Publication Date:Apr 1997
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Joe Carroll was an Air Force lieutenant general who chose Vietnamese targets for American bombs. Joe's son James began adulthood by fulfilling his father's abandoned dream of joining the priesthood. But soon a father's hopes for his son--and a son's peace with his father--were ruined, yet another casualty of a war that tore apart so many families along generational lines.

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Clergy
History / Military / Vietnam War
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Carroll, James (Author)
James Carroll is the author of nine novels & the memoir "An American Requiem," which won the National Book Award. His essays on culture & politics appear weekly in the "Boston Globe." He wrote "Constantine's Sword" while on fellowships at Harvard University. Before becoming a writer, Carroll was a Catholic priest. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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