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The phantom father

a memoir

by Barry Gifford

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Published by Harcourt Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Gifford, Barry, 1946- -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Gifford, Barry, 1946- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Gifford, Barry, 1946- -- Family.,
    • Winston, Rudy.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.,
    • Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.,
    • Fathers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.,
    • Illinois -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Some of the material was originally published in: A good man to know. 1992.

      StatementBarry Gifford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.I283 Z47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p. :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1008162M
      ISBN 100151002509
      LC Control Number96048109

      A story as if Christine had chosen Erik instead of Raoul in the end of The Phantom of the Opera and they have a daughter. Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Christine, Erik, OC - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6, - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/27/ - Published: 10/14/ - Status: Complete - id: In the strip, the Phantom was 21st in a line of crime-fighters which began in , when the father of British sailor Christopher Walker was killed during a pirate attack. Swearing an oath on the skull of his father's murderer to fight evil, Christopher began a legacy of the Phantom which would pass from father to son/10().

      The Phantom of the Opera study guide contains a biography of Gaston Leroux, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Comic book version of Lee Falk's classic comic strip character, The Phantom. Painted front and back cover art by George Wilson. The Game, script by Bill Harris, art by Bill Lignante; Prince Ragon entices men into a deadly game by offering great rewards; When the Phantom interferes, Ragon has Diana kidnapped to force the Phantom to play; The Phantom fights his way .

        Parents need to know that The Phantom is a superhero adventure tale that's packed with explosions, swords, guns, and cannon fights, a truck falling off a bridge, death by shark (with bloody water shown), chase scenes, and other stock conventions of the genre. Some women are seen in their underwear, and a man and woman kiss.2/5.   Molly wrote a chapter for the re-release of her mother Elizabeth Kendall's book. Nearly four decades ago, a small Seattle publishing house put out The Phantom Prince. The book, written by Ted.


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Phantom Father: A Memoir. Ruby Wilson, Barry Gifford's father, ran an all night liquor store/drugstore in Chicago, next door to the Club Alabama, where Barry used to watch showgirls rehearse on Saturday afternoons. Some mornings he ate breakfast at the small lunch counter in the store, dunking doughnuts with the organ-grinders' monkey/5.

The Phantom Father strives to give a voice to this silent army of wannabe Dads and to encourage more understanding of this shared but unspoken experience.5/5(1). Barry Gifford has written a book chock full of remembrances of growing up in Chicago with a father who knew " the boys" and their ladies.

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Here, I publish excerpts of the book and post articles about frustrated fatherhood, baby loss and related subjects. If you have an idea for an article for the site, or you’d like to write one yourself, drop me a line.

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He and Papa Werewolf were not seen during the final celebration dance. AppearancesEye color: Black. In gathering the scattered memories of his childhood in an attempt to understand his father, author Barry Gifford recreates Winston's world.

Gifford, Barry, -- -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Chicago. Gifford, Barry, -- -- Childhood and youth. Gifford, Barry, -- -. Erik, otherwise known as the Phantom, is the tragic titular character of the novel.

He is physically deformed and may be interpreted either as a tragic hero or a tragic villain. Erik falls in love with Christine but expresses his feelings in harmful and at times disastrous manners, such as sabotaging performances and taking Raoul captive.

The novel opens with a prologue in which Gaston Leroux claims that Erik, the "Phantom of the Opera", was a real person.

We are then introduced to Christine Daaé. She and her father, a famous fiddler, traveled all over Sweden playing folk and religious music. Her father was known to be the best wedding fiddler in the land. In the phantom of manhattan, the sequel to the phantom of the opera (stage version), Christine Daae has a son, Pierre, and at the end of the book it is revealed that Erik (the phantom) is the.

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Author (based on a story by) - Barry Gifford Barry Gifford’s novels have been translated into twenty-eight languages.

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