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Closing Time

A Memoir

by Joe Queenan

Hardcover, 338 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 |


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Recounts the author's Irish-Catholic upbringing in a 1960s Philadelphia housing project, discussing his alcoholic father's volatile temper and his struggles to forge a more promising future through his love for books and music.

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Joe Queenan Turns Hard Times Into Humor

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