Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksMy Library 0Sign In

The Tender Bar

A Memoir

J. R. Moehringer

In the grand tradition of landmark memoirs - a classic American story of self-invention and escape, of the fierce love between a single mother and an only son, it's also a moving portrait of one boy's struggle to become a man, and an unforgettable depiction of how men remain, at heart, lost boys.J.R. Moehringer grew up captivated by a voice. It was...
Publish Date
August 1
First Published in 2005
Goodreads rating
Jul 12, 2020
@JeffGold81 I read the Puig one when it came out. I planned to give it another look. Recently re-read the A-Rod piece. @JRMoehringer is one of my favorites going back to his book The Tender Bar. I think I like the Satterfield longform even more.      source