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Half Laughing Half Crying

Boyd, Malcolm

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ISBN 10: 0312356633 / ISBN 13: 9780312356637
Edité par St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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New York: St. Martin's Press. 1986. F First Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good. VG+/VG+ in dust jacket (slight rubbing/minor nicks to dust jacket). 8vo with dust jacket xiii[3]277pp+p Autobiography of the controversial Episcopal priest (subtitled "Songs for Myself" on jacket upper cover); foreword by R.W.B. Lewis. Signed ("Malcolm") and with a 4-line presentation inscription by Boyd on front free endpaper, dated "Palm Sunday 1986". Signed: I Signed by Author. N° de réf. du libraire L021112

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Titre : Half Laughing Half Crying

Éditeur : St. Martin's Press, New York

Date d'édition : 1986

Reliure : H Hardcover

Illustrateur : 17 b/w photos / plates

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : J Very Good

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : F First Edition.

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In his various roles as priest, civil rights worker, coffeehouse preacher, playwright, gay rights activist and president of PEN, Boyd has explored how people maintain their humanness in the face of forces that try to break them or reduce them to stereotypes. His outspokenness is reflected in this spiritual autobiography of sorts, a collage of new and previously published essays, prose poems, recollections, parables and fables. "Christianity does not seem to be on very intimate terms with Jesus Christ," writes the author of Are You Runnng With Me, Jesus? His spiky sermons have the power to provoke and challenge. Reminiscences of his early years in Hollywood include an affecting closeup of Mary Pickford, while probing the egomania and despair beneath much showbiz glitter. By turns profound and nostalgic, Boyd's relentlessly honest self-portrait inspires the reader to examine his or her own preconceptions. February 3
Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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