a memoir
  • 256 Pages
  • 4.55 MB
  • English
Free Press , New York
StatementPeter Birkenhead
LC ClassificationsPN2287.B45465 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 256 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533297M
ISBN 101416598839
ISBN 139781416598831
LC Control Number2009023790

"Gonville "is a captivating journey through the humor, pitfalls, delusions, and dangers of extreme family dysfunction and the boundless capacity of human love.” —"Blogcritics" “Birkenhead is a writer for ", "and his descriptive abilities and memory for detail are razor-sharp/5(15).

Peter Birkenhead is the author of GONVILLE: A Memoir (Free Press) He is a regular contributor towhere he writes personal essays and cultural criticism.

An essay about Oprah's endorsement of The Secret was the most-read piece on the site in /5. His autobiography, Gonville, centers around his father, an economics professor at Brooklyn College who terrorized his family during Peter's childhood with his unpredictable, violent rages.

(The title of the book comes from Michael Caine's character in /5(15). Gonville is a powerful debut memoir. Birkenhead recalls the details of his early life with profound skill and honesty.

A naturally gifted story teller, Birkenhead paints a /5(15). Gonville is a captivating journey through the humor, pitfalls, delusions, and dangers of extreme family dysfunction and the boundless capacity of human love.” —Blogcritics “Birkenhead is a writer forand his descriptive abilities and memory for detail are razor-sharp.

Though the adult Birkenhead seeks answers from both parents.

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The book’s title is a nod to Gonville Bromhead, a real-life midth-century British lieutenant portrayed by Michael Caine in Zulu (). Gonville was a favorite of Dad, who was known to dress up—in a helmet and red underwear—and impersonate : Peter Birkenhead.

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