Pull Me Up: A Memoir

Pull Me Up: A Memoir

by Dan Barry

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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Overview

"Beautifully written, utterly felt, it will enrich all who read it."—Anna Quindlen


A generational memoir of the American suburbs, Pull Me Up is a deeply affecting book. With prose that to Frank McCourt "flashes with poetry," New York Times columnist Dan Barry tells the story of an unforgettable American family. He writes so crisply that we not only feel his emotions but also recall our own: the joy of Little League, the thrill of small-town reporting, the pain of losing a parent, and the fear of facing a life-threatening illness. Barry's writing has its own stalwart beauty, a single melody teased out of the American symphony. Here is the voice of an authentic American writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393326918
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/17/2005
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

The "This Land" columnist for The New York Times, Dan Barry has shared a Pulitzer Prize and a George Polk Award, and received the 2003 Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He lives with his family in Maplewood, New Jersey.

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