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The Time Mom Met Hitler, Frost Came to Dinner, and I Heard the Greatest Story Ever Told

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

9781414399843

The Time Mom Met Hitler, Frost Came to Dinner, and I Heard the Greatest Story Ever Told :  A Memoir

   
Author: Dikkon Eberhart 

He was predestined for literary greatness. If only his father hadn’t used up all the words.
As the son of the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Richard Eberhart, Dikkon Eberhart grew up surrounded by literary giants. Dinner guests included, among others, Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, W. H. Auden, and T. S. Eliot, all of whom flocked to the Eberhart house to discuss, debate, and dissect the poetry of the day. To the world, they were literary icons. To Dikkon, they were friends who read him bedtime stories, gave him advice, and, on one particularly memorable occasion, helped him with his English homework. Anxious to escape his famous father’s shadow, Dikkon struggled for decades to forge an identity of his own, first in writing and then on the stage, before inadvertently stumbling upon the answer he’d been looking for all along—in the most unlikely of places. Brimming with unforgettable stories featuring some of the most colorful characters of the Beat Generation, The Time Mom Met Hitler, Frost Came to Dinner, and I Heard the Greatest Story Ever Told is a winsome coming-of-age story about one man’s search for identity and what happens when he finally finds it.   

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 
ISBN: 9781414399843
320Pages / Publication Date: 20150623
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Subject: BIO026000-BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs,BIO007000-BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary,REL012040-RELIGION / Christian Life / Inspirational





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