Dreaming of Columbus: A Boyhood in the Bronx

Title

Dreaming of Columbus: A Boyhood in the Bronx

Files

Description

In this memoir, Pearson renders time and place vividly through lyrical narrative and generous spirit towards his characters, juxtaposing descriptions of adolescent escapades with the grim discipline of parochial schools. In this Bronx, dreams of escape fuse with bittersweet memories. [Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780815606369

Publication Date

1999

Publisher

Syracuse University Press

City

Syracuse, NY

Keywords

Autobiography, Bronx (New York, NY), Childhood and youth, Family, Irish Americans, Memoir, Parochial schools, New York City

Disciplines

Creative Writing | Nonfiction