At a glance:
- Author: David Plante
- First Published: 2005
- Type of Work: Memoir
- Time of Work: The 1940’s to 2005
- Setting: The United States, Canada, and Europe
- Genres: Nonfiction
- Subjects: North America or North Americans, United States or Americans, Homosexuality or homosexuals, Sex or sexuality, Twentieth century, Twenty-first century, Religion, Native Americans or American Indians, Canada or Canadians, Catholics or Catholic Church, French Canadians, Rhode Island
- Locales: North America
Beginning in the 1970’s, David Plante established himself as a writer singularly occupied with the complicated and competing claims of spiritual and physical influences on human lives. In his novels, especially the widely praised Francoeur trilogyThe Family (1978), The Country (1981), The Woods (1982)he explores the intersections of the visible and invisible, charting the interplay of faith and the body, seeking images that capture the moment when finite material opens up to reveal an infinite reality. The books constitute a sustained quest for...
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