""When I first discovered the grainy picture in my mother's desk-me as a towheaded two year old sitting in what I remember was a salmon-orange-stained lifeboat-I was overwhelmed by the feeling that the boy in the boat was not waving and laughing at the person snapping the ph... Read More
When he was sixteen years old, Ian Morgan Cron was told about his father's clandestine work for the CIA. This astonishing revelation, coupled with his father's dark struggles with chronic alcoholism and depression, upended the world of a boy struggling to become a man. Decades later, as he faces his own personal demons, Ian realizes the only way to find peace is to voyage back through a painful childhood marked by extremes-privilege and poverty, violence and tenderness, truth and deceit-that he's spent years trying to escape.
In this surprisingly funny and forgiving memoir, Ian reminds us that no matter how different the pieces may be, in the end we are all cut from the same cloth, stitched by faith into an exquisite quilt of grace.
- Product type: Book
- Format: Book
- Release Date: May 4, 2011
- UPC: 9780849946103
- Height: 0.8
- Width: 5.4
- Length: 8.3
- Volumes/Discs: 1
- Pages: 257
- Publish Date: Jun 7, 2011
- Audience Age Maximum: 0
- Audience Age Minimum: 0
- BISAC: "BIO018000 , BIO026000"
- ISBN: 0849946107
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