Richard Fossey

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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Introduction Richard Fossey is a professor emeritus at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana. He received his law degree from the University of Texas and his doctorate from Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is the author of The Dixie Apocalypse, a dystopian novel set in Louisiana and Texas.
Interests American Catholic history, traditional country & western music, classic American movies, fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, gardening
Favorite Movies Going My Way, St. Ralph, Black Robe, The Mission, Come to the Stable, Bells of St. Mary's, For Greater Glory, Cinderella Man, The Seventh Sin, The Painted Veil, The Razor's Edge, Rio Grande, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, True Grit (the original version), Desire Me, Pardon, Barbarian Invasions, 400 Blows, Mystic River, The Blues Brothers, Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, The Fugitive (1947 version directed by John Ford), The Drop, The Guard, Ida (Polish), Calvary, Stagecoach (1939 version directed by John Ford), How Green Was My Valley, The Grapes of Wrath, Mrs. Miniver, The Best Years of Our Lives
Favorite Music The Red Stick Ramblers, Cookie and the Cupcakes, Buddy Holly, Everly Brothers, George Jones, Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow, Carl Smith, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Lefty Frizzell, Freddie Hart, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Don Gibson, Don Walser, Junior Brown
Favorite Books Loaves and Fishes by Dorothy Day, Diary of a Country Priest by Georges Bernanos, The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy, The Faithful Departed by Philip Lawler, The Catholic Church and Conversion by G.K. Chesterton, Things As They Are by Paul Horgan, The Last Catholic in America by John Powers, A Postcard from the Volcano by Lucy Beckett, The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor, God's Traitors by Jessie Childs, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy, The Catholic Martyrs of the Twentieth Century by Robert Royal