My Goodness: A Cynic's Short-Lived Search for Sainthood

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Hyperion, Feb 2, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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Joe Queenan admits, even though the money is good, all his meanness has filled him with self-loathing. My Goodness documents Queenans journey toward self-regeneration. After reviewing the history of goodness in the Western world (from Jesus Christ to Sting), he chronicles his own moral attempts at rehabilitation. Being nice is the biggest challenge of his career.

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Review: My Goodness: A Cynic's Short-Lived Search for Sainthood

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

The first time I read this book was close to a decade ago. At the time I was sympathetic to what Queenan was going through. This time around I had the phrase 'Fool me once, shame on me.' running ... Read full review

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User Review  - D. George - Goodreads

quite humorous. Read full review

Contents

Oral History
1
A Chronicle of Personal Vileness
11
A Short History of Goodness from Jesus Christ to Sting
23
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Joe Queenan was born November 3, 1950. The author of five previous books, Joe Queenan is a contributing editor at GQ and writes a column, "Good Fences," for The New York Times. He lives in Tarrytown, New York.

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