Dreaming of Columbus: A Boyhood in the Bronx
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]
Syracuse University Press
Autobiography, Bronx (New York, NY), Childhood and youth, Family, Irish Americans, Memoir, Parochial schools, New York City
Creative Writing | Nonfiction
Pearson, Michael, "Dreaming of Columbus: A Boyhood in the Bronx" (1999). MFA Creative Writing Faculty Bookshelf. 13.