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(An American Requiem: God, My Father & the War That Came Between Us.pdf) i An American Requiem i is the story of one man s coming of age But more than that it is a coming to terms with the conflicts that disrupted many families inflicting personal wounds that were also social political and religious Carroll grew up in a Catholic family that seemed blessed His father had abandoned his own dream of becoming a priest to rise through the ranks of Hoover s FBI and then become one of the most powerful men in the Pentagon the founder of the Defense Intelligence Agency Young Jim lived the privileged life of a general s son dating the daughter of a vice president and meeting the pope all in the shadow of nuclear war waiting for the red telephone to ring in his parents house He worshiped his father until Martin Luther King Jr the civil rights movement turmoil in the Catholic Church and then Vietnam combined to outweigh the bond between father and son These were issues on which they would never agree Only after Carroll left the priesthood to become a writer and husband with children of his own did he come to understand fully the struggles his father had faced In this work of nonfiction the best selling novelist draws on the skills he honed with nine much admired novels to tell the story he was literally born to tell i An American Requiem i is a benediction on his father s life his family s struggles and the legacies of an entire generationDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming An American Requiem: God, My Father & the War That Came Between Us books for multiple devices.