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Loose Talk


About the Author

Joseph Gastiger grew up in Westbury, a working-class town on Long Island, where many of these ruminations hitchhike back to. He has been a pastor at First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb, Illinois, since 2001.


"A fascinating blend of memoir and verse, very much recommended."—James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review, July 2012


"Loose Talk is a warehouse of theremins and fluoroscopes, a library of radio dials and mystery underwear, a lost litany for the unforgiven, a libretto (in a dead language) that reminds us "the destroyer of worlds and Our Lady of Fatima soul kiss at the mall."—John Bradley, author of Trancelumination

"The irony of Loose Talk should be apparent; it is anything but loose, and it contains multitudes, entire panoplies of experience: take it slow, or the wisdom and beauty might overwhelm you. It is written by a man whose name is Joseph, another great interpreter of dreams."—Bill Tremblay, author of Shooting Script: Door of Fire

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9780983997535 : loose-talk-gastiger
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