An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

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Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday

A Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017

Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize

From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece.

When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son… (more)

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At the same time, he’s written a book that’s accessible to nearly any curious reader. In her memoir “Slow Days, Fast Company,” Eve Babitz remarks that “early in life I discovered that the way to approach anything was to be introduced by the right person.” For Homer, that person is Daniel Mendelsohn, and this blood-warm book.


Book Details  


Publisher: Knopf (September 12, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 5.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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