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The Shadow Man: A Daughter's Search for Her Father

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In The Shadow Man, the bestselling author of Final Payments and The Company of Women elevates the memoir into an uncompromising and unforgettable art form as she seeks to learn the truth about her lost father. 20 photos.

Synopsis:

Mary Gordon's father died when she was seven. For a long time she was content to remember David Gordon as the man who had loved her 'more than God' and then vanished. In this book on of our finest novelists sets out to retrieve her father from the mausoleum of mourning. What she discovers--in libraries, archives, and her own memory--tests her credulity and her forgiveness.

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ISBN:
9780679749318
Author:
Gordon, Mary
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Women novelists, American
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Women novelists, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Gordon, Mary - Family
Subject:
Women novelists, American - 20th century
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
memoir;fathers and daughters
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
PHOTOGRAPHS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.05x5.24x.61 in. .63 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Mary Gordon's father died when she was seven. For a long time she was content to remember David Gordon as the man who had loved her 'more than God' and then vanished. In this book on of our finest novelists sets out to retrieve her father from the mausoleum of mourning. What she discovers--in libraries, archives, and her own memory--tests her credulity and her forgiveness.
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