The World's Largest Man: A Memoir áudio-livro

De Harrison Scott Key

The World's Largest Man: A Memoir

áudio-livro The riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft chaffing of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr. Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world was his larger-than-life father a hunter, a fighter, a football coach, a o marido better suited to living in a remote frontier wilderness of the nineteenth century than contemporary Us, with all its progressive ideas, and paved roads, and lack of armed duels. A memoir of the warsaw uprising. He was a great o marido, and he taught me negócio: How to fight, how to work, how to cheat, how to pray to Jesus about it, how to kill things with guns and knives and, if necessary, with hammers. Harrison, with his love of books and excessive interest in hugging, couldn fofoqueiro have been less like Look in on, and when it became clear that he was not able to kill anything very well or otherwise make his father happy, he resolved to become everything his father was not: an actor, a Presbyterian, and a doctor of philosophy. But when it was time to settle down and start a family of his own, Harrison started to view his father in a new light, and realized for better and for worse how much of his old o marido he d absorbed. Worlds hardest game. Sly, heartfelt, and tirelessly hilarious, The World s Largest O marido is an unforgettable memoir the story of a boy s struggle to reconcile himself with an impossibly outsized role model, a grown o marido s reckoning with the father it took him a lifetime to understand.

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The riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft chaffing of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr. Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world was his larger-than-life father a hunter, a fighter, a football coach, a o marido better suited to living in a remote frontier wilderness of the nineteenth century than contemporary Us, with all its progressive ideas, and paved roads, and lack of armed duels. A memoir of the warsaw uprising. He was a great o marido, and he taught me negócio: How to fight, how to work, how to cheat, how to pray to Jesus about it, how to kill things with guns and knives and, if necessary, with hammers. Harrison, with his love of books and excessive interest in hugging, couldn fofoqueiro have been less like Look in on, and when it became clear that he was not able to kill anything very well or otherwise make his father happy, he resolved to become everything his father was not: an actor, a Presbyterian, and a doctor of philosophy. But when it was time to settle down and start a family of his own, Harrison started to view his father in a new light, and realized for better and for worse how much of his old o marido he d absorbed. Worlds hardest game. Sly, heartfelt, and tirelessly hilarious, The World s Largest O marido is an unforgettable memoir the story of a boy s struggle to reconcile himself with an impossibly outsized role model, a grown o marido s reckoning with the father it took him a lifetime to understand.

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368 páginas

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Harper Paperbacks

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13,5 x 2,1 x 20,3 cm

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