The Pope of Brooklyn

The Pope of Brooklyn

by Joseph Di Prisco

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945572111
Publisher: Rare Bird Books
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Joseph Di Prisco was born in Brooklyn and lives today in Northern California, with his wife, photographer Patti James. He's the author of the novels All for Now, The Alzhammer, The Confessions of Brother Eli, and Sun City, books of poems, and books about childhood and adolescence. The Pope of Brooklyn is the follow-up to his previous memoir, Subway to California.

Table of Contents

Conspiracies of the Past 17

It Was True at the Time 23

Down and Out in Brooklyn 31

Upon Information and Belief 43

Incriminations 51

Infinitely Dropped 59

1961 70

My Urban Plan 85

Slouching from Brooklyn 90

The Pope Meets Santa 92

Dog in the Rain 105

Testimony 108

Divided Selves 117

Star Witness 122

Cutting Stone 129

Turf 145

Sealed Files 152

The Fast Eddie F. Complex 153

Mitzvah Madness 159

Consideration 161

Ciao, Bella 180

More Alive Than Ever 192

Between He and I 197

Fresh Head 202

Organized Crime? 209

Sympathy for the Guy Sitting On My Phone Tap 214

Morning Bells are Ringing, Morning Bells are Ranging 220

Correspondences 228

Mysteries of the (Hair) Salon 253

She Don't Lie, She Don't Lie, She Don't Lie 259

What Larks 274

One Happy Birthday 286

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Something Like the Truth 293

Keeping Watch 326

Records & Sources 337

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