An American Requiem Summary
James P. Carroll

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An American Requiem Summary

James Carroll sketches the struggle with his father, Joseph, in this autobiographical work that he subtitles, "God, My Father and the War that Came Between Us." James opens his story at age twenty-six, the day after his ordination as Father James Carroll. The Roman Catholic priest is celebrating his first Mass and preaching his first sermon. James' ordination gives him the strength to overcome his own silence and cowardice. Joseph Carroll...

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