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Losing Mum and Pup

a memoir

by Christopher Buckley

  • 162 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Twelve in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Last years,
  • Death and burial,
  • Death,
  • Family,
  • American Authors,
  • Parents,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Large type books,
  • Family relationships

  • About the Edition

    Bestselling author Buckley"s most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

    Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Buckley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.U3394 Z46 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 pages (large print) :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26342970M
    ISBN 100446552399
    ISBN 109780446552394
    OCLC/WorldCa319519142

      LOSING MUM AND PUP: A MEMOIR By Christopher Buckley Twelve Hachette Book Group, $, pages REVIEWED BY JOHN R. COYNE JR.. In “Miles Gone By,” his literary autobiography, William F.   Losing Mum and Pup A Memoir (Book): Buckley, Christopher: Grand Central PubIn twelve months between and , Christopher Buckley coped with the passing of his father, William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, and his mother, Patricia Taylor Buckley, one of New York's most glamorous and colorful socialites. He was their only child and their .

    But he doesn't whine and he doesn't complain. Most importantly he doesn't blame. He simply tells the story of his Mum and Pup in their glory years and in their decline. It felt like an honest, loving story of his relationship with his parents and trials of losing them both over a short period of time. I loved this book. I wonder, when a humorist writes a book not intended for laughs. When, say, the very funny satirist, Christopher Buckley, writes a memoir – say, Losing Mum and Pup – about the deaths of his legendary parents in and ? I once heard a poet say that a poet who writes prose is .

      "Losing Mum and Pup" is no "Mommie Dearest," but it is in the final analysis disrespectful to the Buckley parents, intimate in all the wrong respects and in none of the right ones. Losing Mum And Pup Christopher Buckley Christopher Buckley-Losing Mum and Pup-Bookbits author interview Writer and novelist Christopher Buckley is the son of the famous conservative writer and thinker William F. Buckley. In one year Dinner & A Book - Losing Mum and Pup Episode # Book Club Losing Mum Pup. The reviewers talk about the.


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Reviewers’ reactions to Losing Mum and Pup seemed to depend largely on the stake they had in the Buckleys and their legacy. Many critics did not care very much about whether William and Pat were actually the way Christopher describes. For them, the book was a refreshing take on parental loss that deviated from the usual clichés/5().

"LOSING MUM AND PUP is a subtle, fond, and, above all, honest chronicle of his celebrated parents. This is an important work, at once unsparing and gracious-and that is no small achievement The anecdotes are rich and numerous Buckley has pulled off what eludes many writers: he has written candidly but not unkindly about people whose /5().

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I've never read one of Chris Buckley's books before, but now I am eager to read more. His account of his parent's lives, and the experience of losing both of them in a relatively short period of time, is both moving and laugh-out-loud funny/5(41).

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