In the Darkroom

In the Darkroom From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash comes In the Darkroom an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consu

  • Title: In the Darkroom
  • Author: Susan Faludi
  • ISBN: 9780805089080
  • Page: 461
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent hFrom the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life I was in pursuit of a scofflaw, an artful dodger who had skipped out on so many things obligation, affection, culpability, contrition I was preparing an indictment, amassing discovery for a trial But somewhere along the line, the prosecutor became a witness So begins Susan Faludi s extraordinary inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga When the feminist writer learned that her 76 year old father long estranged and living in Hungary had undergone sex reassignment surgery, that investigation would turn personal and urgent How was this new parent who identified as a complete woman now connected to the silent, explosive, and ultimately violent father she had known, the photographer who d built his career on the alteration of images Faludi chases that mystery into the recesses of her suburban childhood and her father s many previous incarnations American dad, Alpine mountaineer, swashbuckling adventurer in the outback, Jewish fugitive in Holocaust Budapest When the a

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