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Fatheralong

a meditation on fathers and sons, race and society

by John Edgar Wideman

  • 236 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wideman, John Edgar -- Family,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • African American authors -- Biography,
    • Fathers and sons -- United States,
    • African American men -- Biography,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Edgar Wideman.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.I26 Z466 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1082613M
      ISBN 100679407200
      LC Control Number94006220

        The title of the book is a wordplay indicating this situation. As a child, Wideman thought that the hymn "Farther Along" was "Fatheralong," a reference to a spiritual father distant and yet interested. John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.4/5(2).

      Fatheralong: A Meditation on Fathers and Sons, Race and Society John Edgar Wideman, Author Pantheon Books $21 (p) ISBN . John Edgar Wideman's books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award.

      Buy American Histories Main by John Edgar Wideman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).   "Fatheralong" is an odd, sad book. Filled with flashes of insight told in Wideman's distinctive prose-poetry, it is at once deeply personal and essentially opaque.


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In the tradition of his bestselling Brothers and Keepers, which was abou /5. Fatheralong announces virtually from the outset Wideman’s hard-won faith in the restorative power of recovered stories. It juggles heterogeneous autobiographical materials in.

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John Egar Wideman's Fatheralong examines the role of race and the distance that it creates in fostering the African American father and son of the book is the author's memoir about trying to forge some sort of connection with his distant father, Edgar as they travel to a South Carolina small town named Promised Land.4/5(1).

John Edgar Wideman has 61 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Edgar Wideman’s most popular book is Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir. These people and events are the foundation of "Fatheralong," the substantive core that inspires the ruminations and ideas that resonate throughout the book.

Wideman seems to depict his own technique when he describes the cadence of Littleman's speech: "You take your time, give memories an opportunity to sashay in and out, echo and instruct. Farther Along (Church In The Wildwood Album Version) Bill & Gloria Gaither. Licensed to YouTube by.

UMG (on behalf of Gaither Music Group (HSE)); BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., EMI Music Publishing. Six discursive, stirring autobiographical essays wrestle with the social definitions foisted on the author as a black man and situate him within his own personal experiences and the collective history of his kin.

Grief, hope, and contemplation fill these pages as Wideman (Philadelphia Fire,etc.) unburdens his heart on the subjects of manhood, racial prejudice, fatherhood, and. Fatheralong by Wideman, John Edgar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Fatheralong by Wideman, John Edgar - AbeBooks Passion for books.

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John Edgar Wideman’s books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Dreams, and Sent for You is a MacArthur Fellow, has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book : Scribner.

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In his most acclaimed work to date, Fatheralong, John Edgar Wideman presents a timely, critical, and cogent discussion on the paradigm of race and its injurious impact on Black particular, Wideman highlights the capacity and ability of Black fathers to sustain and nurture their relationships with their sons in a society where race still remains the one defining and.

Wideman is the author of more than a dozen books. Sent for You Yesterday won a PEN/Faulkner Award inand Philadelphia Fire received one a decade later.

Fatheralong was a finalist for the National Book Award () and Brothers and Keepers was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award ().4/5(2). Wideman, a finalist for the National Book Award for Fatheralong, boldly subverts notions of what a short story can be in this wonderful collection.

In “Williamsburg Bridge” a man plans his su. Fatheralong by John Edgar Wideman Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description With resonant artistry and unflagging directness, Wideman examines the tragedy of race and the gulf it cleaves between black fathers and black : Wideman, John Edgar.John Edgar Wideman (born J ) is an American author of novels, memoirs, short stories, essays, and other works.

Among the most critically acclaimed American writers of his generation, he was the first person to win the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction twice. His writing is known for experimental techniques and a focus on the African-American en: 3.