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Description - Summer of Deliverance by Chris Dickey

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684855370
ISBN-10: 0684855372
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 216mm x 17mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 4-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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