The Gatekeeper: A Memoir

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This memoir blends autobiography with moral, political and cultural reflections. Thoughts about god, evil, suffering, death and tragedy are interwoven with comic or moving scenes from Eagleton's life: his bizarre experiences as a young altar server in a convent of enclosed nuns; his precarious career in 1960s Cambridge as one of the few working-class students among a set of public school boys; and his abortive experience of life in a seminary. Eagleton was brought up in Salford in a working-class Catholic family and is now ...

The Gatekeeper: A Memoir 2003, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312316136

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The Gatekeeper: A Memoir 2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141005928

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The Gatekeeper: A Memoir 2002, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312291228

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The Gatekeeper: A Memoir 2001, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713995909

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