MASS: A Sniper, a Father, and a Priest

MASS: A Sniper, a Father, and a Priest

by Jo Scott-Coe

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BN ID: 2940155519355
Publisher: Pelekinesis
Publication date: 04/04/2018
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jo Scott-Coe is the author of "Teacher at Point Blank" (Aunt Lute). Her first-ever portrait of Kathy Leissner Whitman, "Listening to Kathy" (Catapult) received a Notable listing in Best American Essays 2016. Scott-Coe's nonfiction has appeared in "Talking Writing," "Tahoma Literary Review," "Cultural Weekly," "American Studies Journal," "Pacific Coast Philology," "Superstition Review," "Fourth Genre," "Ninth Letter," "Salon," and many other publications. She is an associate professor of English composition at Riverside City College, where she was named 57th Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for her research on the epistolary history of Kathy Leissner. Scott-Coe also facilitates community writing workshops for the Inlandia Institute.

Table of Contents

Part I: Little Father....... 11

Part II: Two Men in Britches....... 35

  • Prelude....... 38
  • I. The Sins of Special Men....... 39
  • II. Looking for Father Leduc....... 51
  • III. Shadows and Discrepancies....... 69
  • IV. Finding a Face....... 81
  • V. White, Washed Hands....... 93
  • VI. Catholic Culture: Clerics, Confessionals, and the Social Milieu.......105
  • VII. Drinking, Driving, and Other Deeds....... 119
  • VIII. Leave No Trace....... 137
  • IX. A Priest in the Gaps....... 152
  • X. If You Leave—Or If You Don’t....... 173
  • Concluding Rite....... 188

Part III: Father’s Rules....... 199

Litany of Dead and Wounded....... 226

Notes....... 229

Bibliography....... 299

Acknowledgments....... 335

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