Tag Archives: Fathers

Learning the Pig

Learning the Pig

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“He twisted and rolled the pebble between his fingers, staring straight ahead at the black pig, lying tied to a post sunk in bone grey dirt in the middle of the fieldmore

Plenty of Time, Yet

Plenty of Time, Yet

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“Before I knew what I was doing, I chucked the banana. A lifetime of frustration with this team boiled over in that instantmore

Tracking the War

Tracking the War

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“Once omnipotent in our relationship, my father now felt like all he could do for his son was feed himmore

Half a Man to Bury

Half a Man to Bury

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“Uncle Bill got his legs bit off by a shark and died before his body was brought to shore. You might have seen it in the newsmore

The BULL Interview: Allan Gurganus

The BULL Interview: Allan Gurganus

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A piece of the full interview in BULL #3 – Gurganus on fathers, sons, and the Olympic relay that is the fallen worldmore

Fit

Fit

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“The world consists, as far as the son can tell, with things he can and things he cannot fit into his mouth. The son will grow up, and eventually stop putting things in his mouth, but the attitude will remain essentially unchangedmore

BULLshot: Alan Stewart Carl

BULLshot: Alan Stewart Carl

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In a special question from BULL’s Luna Park interview, the author of “What Our Fathers Knew” stabs at the conflicted psychology at work in the new generation of fathersmore

What Our Fathers Knew

What Our Fathers Knew

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“We think about our wives, our children, think about our fathers: they would have known how to make a loser laugh, how to get a winner to pay.more

BULLshot: James Tadd Adcox

BULLshot: James Tadd Adcox

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The author of “Fit” on how, despite genetic tendencies, he isn’t grayingmore

BULLshot: Robert Scotellaro

BULLshot: Robert Scotellaro

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The author of “Sweet Tooth” on sentimentality, and dead frogsmore