The Resource Gathering the family, William Holtz

Gathering the family, William Holtz

Label
Gathering the family
Title
Gathering the family
Statement of responsibility
William Holtz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Gathering the Family the author re-creates scenes and episodes from his early life with his family. Although he begins his work as a biographer, Holtz comes to turn his researcher's eye on himself, frankly examining his thoughts of the family he grew up with. These interlocking essays examine the lives of his mother's struggling Finnish immigrant parents, who spoke no English; of his father's large, festive German American family; and of his doomed, laughing father, his gentle, overburdened mother, and his self-destructive younger brother. The intertwining effects of heredity, circumstance, and choice in individual lives are played out poignantly as he discovers that the family he was so troubled by in his youth has made him what he has become today."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holtz, William V
Dewey number
929/.2/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT274.H654
LC item number
H65 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holtz, William V.
  • Holtz family
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Gathering the family, William Holtz
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 171 p.
Isbn
9780826211538
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97020025
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM36949795
  • CARL036949795
Label
Gathering the family, William Holtz
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 171 p.
Isbn
9780826211538
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97020025
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM36949795
  • CARL036949795

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