Lise Funderburg



I'm a writer based in Philadelphia. I've written for many national magazines and newspapers, and my latest book is called "Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home." It's a memoir/social history about race, filial duty, mortality, and barbecue." ...more

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Pig Candy: Taking My Father...

3.54 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Apple, Tree: Writers on The...

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Black, White, Other

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Black, White, Other: Biraci...

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“Our mothers and fathers can be the most familiar people in the world and total strangers; they have a dark side, like the moon, that's invisible to us as long as we remain locked in the fixed orbit of the parent-child bond.”
Lise Funderburg, Apple, Tree: Writers on Their Parents



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