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Jesus' Son: Stories. Denis Johnson

Jesus' Son: Stories


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Jesus' Son: Stories Denis Johnson
Publisher: Harper Perennial




Tryout turned out to be the keyword, here. But at the start of the story we hear, her son has died, too. Stories from Afghanistan: When God Ran--Jesus, the Prodigal Son, and Unexpected Common Ground in a Kabul Classroom. It's a bit embarassing to admit that I've just recently read this collection, but we all have those books on our shelves - Moby Dick anyone? JESUS' SON was recommended to me as the perfect tryout book for Johnson's literature. Her despair must have been visible. But the heart of the story is not its ending – the resurrection of the widow's son. This second lesson on the Baptism of Jesus turns to baptism. Johnson is probably best known for his National Book Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-finalist novel Tree of Smoke, but his highly acclaimed Jesus' Son continues to be influential to this day. Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson: Connected short stories about an unnamed heroin addict named “fuckhead” who drifts around the country, getting in and out of trouble. This is part two of my "Stories from Afghanistan" series. I was recently listening to an old episode of The New Yorker's excellent Fiction podcast a few weeks ago on which Tobias Wolffe read Denis Johnson's story Emergency from the collection Jesus' Son. Pray to the father.and ask intersession thru the son.But if you aren't already lifed up a more robust action may be required.Just saying. I have had Johnson's story collection (connected story collection, that is) Jesus' Son (1992) on my shelf for a long time. For whatever reason, despite others reading it and recommending it highly, I avoided it. For the widow of Nain, there was the hope of living with the care and support of her grown son.

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