And when did you last see your father?: A Son's Memoir of Love and Loss

By: Blake Morrison

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 Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Anand Tucker and starring Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent
 And when did you last see your father? Was it last weekend or last Christmas? Was it before or after he exhaled his last breath? And was it him really, or was it a version of him, shaped by your own expectations and disappointments?
Blake Morrison's subject is universal: the life and death of a parent, a father at once beloved and exasperating, charming and infuriating, domineering and terribly vulnerable. In reading about Dr. Arthur Morrison, we come to ask ourselves the same searching questions that Blake Morrison poses: Can we ever see our parents as themselves, or are they forever defined through a child's eyes? What are the secrets of their lives, and why do they spare us that knowledge? And when they die, what do they take with them that cannot be recovered or inherited?

Title: And when did you last see your father?: A Son's Memoir of Love and Loss

Author Name: Blake Morrison

Categories: Biography SC,

Publisher: Picador: April 1996

ISBN Number: 0312142730

ISBN Number 13: 9780312142735

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 10000000110512

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