Growing up a Sullen Baptist and Other Lies

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Texas-born novelist and writer Flynn, who survived an academic career and lived to retire, offers 17 essays, most altered some from previous publication. The question is which thimble contains the lie: Baptist, sullen, or grown up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Overview

Texas-born novelist and writer Flynn, who survived an academic career and lived to retire, offers 17 essays, most altered some from previous publication. The question is which thimble contains the lie: Baptist, sullen, or grown up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574411270
  • Publisher: University of North Texas Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,447,229
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Introduction 1
Baptist
Growing Up a Sullen Baptist 9
Miracles in Chillicothe 17
A Baptist Looks Askance 25
A Sense of Place 35
Enduring Love 48
Lions in Camp 51
Growing Up
Truth and Beauty 59
Jeremiah was a Bulldog 71
City of Fire, Jerusalem 89
The Combined Platoon 91
Understanding Vietnam 105
Hooked on Heroes 113
Sullen
India, the Divided Crowd 119
Still the Street Without Joy 139
Understanding Pol Pot 143
Pol Pot's Legacy 147
John Wayne Must Die 154
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