Are There Closets in Heaven? by Carol Curoe; Robert Curoe

cover of the book Are There Closets in Heaven?Are There Closets in Heaven? by Carol Curoe; Robert Curoe
Genre: Biography; Religion & Spirituality
Copyright Year: 2007
Published: 2007
Publisher: Syren Book Co.
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Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Electronic Format Available
No. of Pages: 178
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ISBN: 9780929636795
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Its always difficult for a child to tell her parents she is gay, regardless of how liberal or conservative her family might be. When the daughter is part of a devout Catholic family living in a small rural community, the parent-child relationship is exposed to even greater risk, often beyond repair. Are There Closets in Heaven? is a revealing first-person dialogue between a lesbian daughter, who had always dutifully tried to please her parents, and her Catholic father, an eighty-one-year-old farmer from Iowa. Through their letters and reflections, we see how courage and love made it possible for Bob and Carol Curoe to navigate the twists and turns of such a dramatic shift in their lives. This highly personal and often emotional exchange offers a gift of hope and inspiration to families who struggle with learning their child is not what they expected. Are There Closets in Heaven? Lets us experience the real lives behind debates taking place in todays media on same-sex marriage, constitutional amendments, gays and lesbians raising children, and religion.
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