lundi 17 janvier 2011

Eric Bogosian, PERFORATED HEART, New York, Simon & Schuster, 2009, 271 pages.

Dad insisted on introducing me, even though I'd met his doctor thrice before. Dad loves the rush of saying "Have you met my son, the writer?" He's been nominated for the Pulitzer. Twice." My bile rises whenever he utters those words. Back in the day, my father fought my ambitions with undiluted venom. "Get a real job! You're wasting your time!" I will never forget the patronizing sneer. He even walked out of one of my readings claiming he had indigestion.
(p. 14)

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