A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose
This collection of poetry, prose, and short stories expresses the passionate, sometimes conflicting emotions of fatherhood--love, yearning, anger, compassion, respect, and awe--in works by Frank O'Connor, James Dickey, Raymond Carver, John Updike, Ernest Hemingway, Dylan Thomas, and others.
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