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The Resource All the rage : a quest, Martin Moran

All the rage : a quest, Martin Moran

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All the rage : a quest
Title
All the rage
Title remainder
a quest
Statement of responsibility
Martin Moran
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"A moving and surprisingly funny memoir about finding the right balance between anger and compassion "Why aren't you angry?" people often asked Martin Moran after he told his story of how he came to forgive the man who sexually abused him as a boy. At first, the question annoyed him. Then, it began to haunt him. Why didn't he have more anger? Why had he never sought redress for the crime committed against him? Was he just plain frightened of his own hidden fury? Was he not man enough? And what exactly is rage anyway? What purpose does it serve in our lives? Moran did the only thing he could do to try to reconcile these seemingly irreconcilable questions: he began to set it all down. With humility, humor, and masterful storytelling, he takes us on a journey from Colorado to New York to Johannesburg, jumping from dream to memory to fact. He finds himself in a wild confrontation with his fuming stepmother, in a room translating the details of an asylum seeker's torture, in an S & M dungeon with a group of sex therapists, and lost in Africa with a guide who can't read maps. Based on a one-man play that the New Yorker called "brilliant, funny, and touching," All the Rage is a quest to find where rage meets compassion, and where justice meets mercy"--
Summary
"Why aren't you angry?" people often asked Martin Moran after he told his story of how he came to forgive the man who sexually abused him as a boy. At first, the question annoyed him. Then, it began to haunt him. Why didn't he have more anger? Why had he never sought redress for the crime committed against him? Was he just plain frightened of his own hidden fury? Was he not man enough? And what exactly is rage anyway? What purpose does it serve in our lives? Moran did the only thing he could do to try to reconcile these seemingly irreconcilable questions: he began to set it all down. With humility, humor, and masterful storytelling, he takes us on a journey from Colorado to New York to Johannesburg, jumping from dream to memory to fact
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Writing style
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Biography type
autobiography
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10495537
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 792.028092
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a quest
Label
All the rage : a quest, Martin Moran
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
919236537
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780807086575
Lccn
2015034264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919236537
Label
All the rage : a quest, Martin Moran
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
919236537
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780807086575
Lccn
2015034264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919236537

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