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Eight Whopping Lies and Other Stories of Bruised Grace

by Brian Doyle

This is a guided tour through the mind of one of the most acclaimed voices in contemporary Catholic writing. Brian Doyle effortlessly connects the everyday with the inexpressible and consistently marries searingly honest prose with interruptions of humor and humanity.
These essays bear Doyle's trademark depth and deliver with eloquence his piercing observations on mohawks and miracles, vigils and velociraptors, syntax and scapulars, jail and jihad, and mercy beyond sense. A 2018 Catholic Press Association Book Award winner.
 

Bio:
Brian Doyle was the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon, and the author of many books, among them the novels Mink River, The Plover, Martin Marten, and Chicago. Among his other books are the story collection Bin Laden's Bald Spot, the nonfiction books The Grail and The Wet Engine, and many books of essays and poems.

Binding: Paperback  192pp.
Pub Date: September 05, 2017
ISBN: 1632531658    EAN: 9781632531650