Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780879469887: Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Norbert Krapf, past Indiana Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize nominee, emeritus prof. of English at Long Island University, and author of twenty-five critically acclaimed books, has written a new book, "Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing." Norbert is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. After fifty years of struggling with his past, he felt that by confronting it in writing, he could offer fellow victims comfort, healing, and a sense of freedom from the long-term effects of abuse. The 130 poems he selected from the 325 he wrote came in four voices: the boy he was, the man he became, Mr. Blues (a fictional friend, mentor, and counselor), and the Priest.

This is the 2015 updated version of the book.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Norbert Krapf received his M.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame and also his Ph.D. in English and American Literature, with a concentration in American Poetry. He taught at the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University 1970-2004, where he is now emeritus Professor of English, was Poet Laureate 2003-2007, and directed the C. W. Post Poetry Center. He twice served in Germany as a Senior Fulbright Professor of American Poetry, at the Universities of Freiburg and Erlangen-Nuremberg. He was also a U.S. Exchange Teacher at West Oxon Technical College, England. In June of 2008, he was appointed to a two-year term as Indiana Poet Laureate, in which capacity he continued his efforts to reunite poetry and music, brought Indiana poetry to TV and radio, give readings and talks in libraries and other venues, and visited schools to share with students his enthusiasm for reading and writing poetry and prose memoir. Norbert Krapf has written or edited 25 books, two of which are his translations from the German. Nineteen of these books are collections of his own poetry, including Somewhere in Southern Indiana: Poems of Midwestern Origins (1993), Blue-Eyed Grass: Poems of Germany (1997), and Looking for God's Country (2005), all available from Time Being Books, and Bittersweet Along the Expressway: Poems of Long Island (2000) and The Country I Come From (2002), sixty poems set in Indiana.

Review:

The spirit of Norbert Krapf emerges from this terrible crucible to offer a testimony to the power of God to bring light out of darkness and, finally, life from death. -- Archbishop Joseph Tobin "The Criterion"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781941365007: Catholic Boy Blues

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1941365000 ISBN 13:  9781941365007
Publisher: Greystone Publishing LLC, 2014
Softcover

9781941365014: Catholic Boy Blues

Greyst..., 2014
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Krapf, Norbert
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2015. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780879469887

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 8.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Norbert Krapf
Published by In Extenso Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A look into the lifelong effects of child abuse by a past State Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and author of over twenty-five critically acclaimed books. You will be introduced to an extraordinary man who, at the age of seventy, had the courage to share his experiences as a child who suffered abuse at the hands of his priest. Seller Inventory # AAC9780879469887

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 14.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Norbert Krapf
Published by In Extenso Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A look into the lifelong effects of child abuse by a past State Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and author of over twenty-five critically acclaimed books. You will be introduced to an extraordinary man who, at the age of seventy, had the courage to share his experiences as a child who suffered abuse at the hands of his priest. Seller Inventory # AAC9780879469887

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 14.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Krapf, Norbert
Published by In Extenso Press 4/1/2015 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press 4/1/2015, 2015. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780879469887

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Nobert Krapf
Published by In Extenso Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0879469889

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Krapf, Nobert
Published by In Extenso Press
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Qwestbooks COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0879469889. Seller Inventory # Z0879469889ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Krapf, Nobert
Published by In Extenso Press
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Best Bates
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0879469889. Seller Inventory # Z0879469889ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Krapf, Nobert
Published by In Extenso Press
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0879469889. Seller Inventory # Z0879469889ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Krapf, Nobert
Published by In Extenso Press
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookShop4U
(PHILADELPHIA, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0879469889. Seller Inventory # Z0879469889ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Krapf, Nobert
Published by In Extenso Press
ISBN 10: 0879469889 ISBN 13: 9780879469887
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Mega Buzz
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description In Extenso Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0879469889. Seller Inventory # Z0879469889ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book