Messages from My Father: A Memoir


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"Messages From My Father" "The man was stubborn, " says Calvin Trillin -- the second most stubborn member of the Trillin family -- to begin his fond, wry and affecting memoir of his father. Abe Trillin had the western Missouri accent of someone who had grown up in St. Joseph and the dreams of America of someone who had been born in Russia. He was given to swearing off things -- coffee, tobacco, alcohol, all neckties that were not yellow in color. Presumably, he had also sworn off swearing, although he was a collector of ...

Messages from My Father: A Memoir 2007, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374208608


Messages from My Father: A Memoir 1997, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374525088

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