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The Resource Things You Get For Free

Things You Get For Free

Label
Things You Get For Free
Title
Things You Get For Free
Statement of responsibility
Michael McGirr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of thirty-four, Michael McGirr decides to take his charming and inimitable mum on the honeymoon she and her late husband never got around to having. Between recounting their hilarious travels around Europe and meditating on the historical figures who dot their voyage — everyone from Hemingway to Michelangelo to the quietly heroic people who inspire McGirr's special brand of faith — he plunges deep into his family history, unearthing sickness and depression but also moments of great love and perseverance.Things You Get for Free is a deeply moving spiritual and intellectual journey that sparkles with McGirr's singular wit and proves the truth behind his mother's favourite saying: 'I know more than you think I know.'
Summary
A Jesuit priest offers an account of his six-week odyssey through Europe with his mother, sharing his thoughts on the eccentric characters and famous landmarks they meet and see, and his dedication to his religious faith and calling
Biography type
autobiography
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184067
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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McGirr, Michael
Dewey number
  • 828.9203
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Travel
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Things You Get For Free
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d2ab72bd-8c57-406a-a7c7-6f239dafe9ef
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922072047
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Things You Get For Free
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d2ab72bd-8c57-406a-a7c7-6f239dafe9ef
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781922072047
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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