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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (941 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tony Hendra Narrator: Tony Hendr Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This runaway New York Times best seller is a book to savor and treasure. Author Tony Hendra, a National Lampoon and Spy magazine veteran and one of the world's greatest satirists, delivers a beautifully written, humorous, and profoundly moving memoir reminiscent of Tuesdays with Morrie.

At 14 years old, Tony began an affair with a married woman that ended when the jilted husband, a devout Roman Catholic, sent Tony to a Benedictine abbey. There, Tony met the remarkably kind and compassionate Father Joe. For the next four decades, Father Joe's guidance never faltered, even as Tony failed in marriage, fought substance abuse, and struggled to find meaning.

The New York Times says Father Joe belongs in the first tier of spiritual memoirs ever written. It is a wondrous celebration of a saintly man, and it is impossible to forget.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by JanB | 2/5/2014

    " Loved Father Joe, a gentle soul full of wit and wisdom. Too bad I can't say the same for the author. He was unlikable and it ruined the story of Father Joe. Father Joe deserved better. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Sarah Elliott | 1/28/2014

    " I think I listened to this one on tape/cd and wasn't that impressed. Didn't leave me feeling the way so many felt. I don't know. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Gary | 1/22/2014

    " The middle portions are slow, but that only makes the ending more amazing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Anne Joseph | 1/12/2014

    " This book reminded me that it's not necessarily the action that may be wrong or right in itself. It is about the intent behind the action. "

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