By Lorenzo Carcaterra
"Dramatic, photo and wrenching...The reader is left to wonder--at the devastation of Carcaterra's early life, at his survival to maturity, and on the grace that allowed him to craft this piercing memoir."
THE WASHINGTON POST
Lorenza Carcaterra grew up in Hell's Kitchen, ny within the Fifties and '60s in a complicated international of affection and worry of his satirically violent and affectionate father. Then Lorenzo realized that his father had murdered his first spouse. And he puzzled how he may well love his father back. Did he own an identical murderous fury; might he sometime by surprise lash out at these he enjoyed? As his father's actual abuse escalated, Lorenzo sought frantically for a secure place...a position the place he might locate desire and reconciliation and peace, the place his father's bad shadow now not lingered. Now, a long time later, Lorenzo has ultimately come to phrases with the grim fact approximately his father. a secure position is the bright end result.