Half the Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son

Title

Half the Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son

Authors

Adam Hochschild

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Book

Description

From the author of the best-selling King Leopold's Ghost, this haunting and deeply honest memoir tells of Adam Hochschild's conflicted relationship with his father, the head of a multinational mining corporation. The author lyrically evokes his privileged childhood on an Adirondack estate, a colorful uncle who was a pioneer aviator and fighter ace, and his first explorations of the larger world he encountered as he came of age in the tumultuous 1960s. But above all this is a story of a father and his only son and of the unexpected peace finally made between them.

Publication Date

1986

Publisher

Viking

City

New York

State

NY

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction

Half the Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son

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