Barrelhouse Kings: A Memoir


Callaghan, Barry


Callaghan, Barry . Barrelhouse Kings: A Memoir. Toronto: McArthur & Company, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. ISBN: 9781552780008. pp. 578. Royal 8vo. Light brown boards, gilt lettering to the spine; pictorial endpapers. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations. No detectable flaws, bright, clean, and unmarked; fine and housed in fine dustjacket. Hardcover. ”Barrelhouse Kings is the unique story of two Canadian writers, each well-known in his own way: Morley Callaghan and his son, Barry Callaghan. It is a stunningly written recollection of the world in which Barry Callaghan grew up—the world that was Morley’s milieu as a writer and became Barry’s as their lives dovetailed. Peopled with many unforgettable characters, this is an autobiography that will stand the test of time.” (#3046) $20.00