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The Closer We Are to Dying: A Memoir of Father and Family
The Closer We Are to Dying: A Memoir of Father and Family Joe Fiorito 0312261365 9780312261368 In the 1950s in Fort William, Ontario everyone knew Dusty.He was handsome and hard and hot-tempered.He was a man his son Joe Fiorito lo
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The Closer We Are to Dying: A Memoir of Father and Family by Joe Fiorito

In the 1950s in Fort William, Ontario everyone knew Dusty.He was handsome and hard and hot-tempered.He was a man his son Joe Fiorito loved and loathed with equal fervour.A letter carrier, a small-town trombonist and occasional crooner, a heavy drinker, Dusty was both the keeper and maker of the familys many stories.At the end of his life, as Dusty lay dying in hospital, Joe sat with him at nights, listening one last time to the family legends.Rich and compelling, The Closer We Are to Dying is Fioritos unique tribute to a complicated man and an affecting testament to the strength of family ties.AUTHORBIO: Joe Fiorito is a columnist for the National Post, a Canadian national newspaper, as well as a journalist and commentator for the CBC.He has won the National Newspaper Award for his weekly column in the Montreal Gazette.He lives in Toronto.

Author: Joe Fiorito

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 336

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2000-06-03

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ISBN: 0312261365


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