My Father, the Pornographer
ISBN10: 1501112465 ISBN13: 9781501112461 Publisher: Atria Books Published: Feb 9 2016 Pages: 261 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
After inheriting 400 novels of pornography written by his father in the 1970s and ‘80s, critically acclaimed author Chris Offutt sets out to make sense of a complicated father-son relationship in this carefully observed, beautifully written memoir. “Clearing Dad’s office felt like prospecting within his brain. As I sorted, like an archaeologist, backward through time, I saw a remarkable mind at work, a life lived on its own terms.