Summer of Deliverance: A Memoir of Father and Son
Summer of Deliverance is a powerful and moving memoir of anger, love, and reconciliation between a son and his father. Hailed as a literary genius of his generation, James Dickey created his art and lived his life with a ferocious passion. He was a heavy drinker, a destructive husband and father, a poet of grace and sensitivity, and, after the publication and subsequent film of his novel, Deliverance, a wildly popular literary star. Drawing on letters, notebooks, diaries, and his explicit conversations with his father, Christopher Dickey has crafted a superb memoir of the corrosive effects of fame, a moving remembrance of a crisis that united a family, and an inspiring celebration of love between father and son.
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Summer of deliverance: a memoir of father and sonUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
A gifted poet, novelist, and savant, James Dickey (1923-97) revealed the conflicts, tensions, and wonderful beauty of the South he so loved. While he received numerous prestigious literary awards and ... Read full review
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Summer of Deliverance: A Memoir of Father and Son by Christopher Dickey (Simon & Schuster 1998) (Biography) is the author and journalist Christopher Dickey's farewell to his father, the Southern ... Read full review