Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Characters

Anne Lamott
This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Traveling Mercies.
This section contains 994 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Study Guide

Anne Lamott

Anne is the author of this book consisting of a series of essays about various aspects of her life. She is a young girl in the early essays. She has two brothers, one older and one younger, and wants desperately to please her parents. She prays from an early age, but in secret because she does not want to go against her parents' teachings that religion is for the ignorant. She falls into a lifestyle of drinking and drugs and spends the next several years either drunk, high or hung over. She attends college briefly then makes her living by writing, teaching tennis and cleaning houses.

She goes through a series of relationships that include married men and will much later admit she tries to remake those men into images of her father. When Anne becomes pregnant, she has an abortion. She describes the nightmare of bleeding...

(read more)

This section contains 994 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook