Gathering the Family Gathering the Family Gathering the Family

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In Gathering the Family the author re-creates scenes and episodes from his early life with his family. Although he begins his work as a biographer, Holtz comes to turn his researcher's eye on himself, frankly examining his thoughts of the family he grew up with. These interlocking essays examine the lives of his mother's struggling Finnish immigrant parents, who spoke no English; of his father's large, festive German American family; and of his doomed, laughing father, his gentle, overburdened mother, and his self ...

Gathering the Family Gathering the Family Gathering the Family 1997, University of Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780826211286

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Gathering the Family Gathering the Family Gathering the Family 1997, University of Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780826211538

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