American Ghosts

A Memoir

By David Plante, MD
(Beacon Press (MA), Paperback, 9780807072653, 288pp.)

Publication Date: January 2006

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Celebrated novelist David Plante grew up in an isolated, French-speaking community in Providence, Rhode Island, where nuns preserved the beliefs of le grand Canada amidst the profound presence of their deep, dark God. Caught between his silent, part-Blackfoot father and his vivacious but trapped mother, Plante flees this small world, losing his belief in any god and finding the center of his life in love and in writing. Still, the ghosts of his past haunt Plante and drive him to embark on a stunning spiritual and physical journey.




About the Author
David E. Plante and Lorraine M. Plante are married and share their Christian faith and experience with the corporate world. Lorraine worked in the legal field, while David focused on finance and banking. Florida is the seventh state in which they have lived. This is their sixth collaboration on books. www.davideplante.com
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