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The Tender Bar - J.R. Moehringer
The Tender Bar
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The bestselling memoir that captured the hearts of readers and critics nationwide is now available in paperbackIn the tradition of This Boy's Life and The Liar's Club, J.R. Moehringer's The Tender Bar is a raucous, poignant, luminously written memoir about a boy striving to become a man, and his... show more
The bestselling memoir that captured the hearts of readers and critics nationwide is now available in paperbackIn the tradition of This Boy's Life and The Liar's Club, J.R. Moehringer's The Tender Bar is a raucous, poignant, luminously written memoir about a boy striving to become a man, and his romance with a bar. A national bestseller that was named one of the 100 Most Notable Books of 2005 by the New York Times, The Tender Bar will reach an even larger audience in paperback.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780786888764 (0786888768)
Publisher: Hyperion
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it
4.0 The Tender Bar
Mr. Moehringer’s “Sutton” was the first book I read this year and I thought it was wonderful. Several people suggested that I read “The Tender Bar” so was expecting another enjoyable book. I was not disappointed. Where “Sutton” was historical fiction this title is autobiographical. Suffice it t...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
5.0 The Tender Bar: A Memoir
Moehringer is a born storyteller, the sort of fellow whose yarns I'd listen to all night long. This memoir, ostensibly about a Manhasset bar but really about fathers and sons, mothers and sons, love, memory, writing and what it means to become and to be a man, is full of fantastic characters and hi...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
5.0 The Tender Bar: A Memoir
Moehringer is a born storyteller, the sort of fellow whose yarns I'd listen to all night long. This memoir, ostensibly about a Manhasset bar but really about fathers and sons, mothers and sons, love, memory, writing and what it means to become and to be a man, is full of fantastic characters and hi...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it
3.0 The Tender Bar
After a slow start (partly because the first two c/d's were in terrible shape and skipped around so much that all I ended up hearing was men, unintelligible, men, unintelligible, men) I did end up enjoying this memoir about growing up in a fairly dysfunctional family, the author's quest to find suit...
debnance
debnance rated it
4.0 The Tender Bar
After reading the first couple of pages, I was worried The Tender Bar would not be my cup of tea. I usually don't like memoirs about boys and men. Typically these tales center too much on sexual exploits and violent episodes for my liking.But as I read along, I grew to love The Tender Bar more and m...
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