After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story

After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story

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“Family? Secrets? Sometimes I think they are the same thing.” So writes Michael Hainey in this unforgettable story of a son’s search to discover the decades-old truth about his father’s mysterious death. Hainey was a boy of six when his father, a bright and shining star in the glamorous, hard-living world of 1960s Chicago newspapers, died under mysterious circumstances. His tragic absence left behind not only a young widow and two small sons but questions… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


It's so gut wrenching, riveting and touching that only the most coldhearted reader would find the willpower to put it down. If I were ever to meet the author, my instinct would be to hug him as if we were old friends.

The book’s frustrating circuitousness is offset by Mr. Hainey’s efforts to touch on a story bigger than his own and explain what the clichéd corruption of “the Chicago Way” meant to the news.

Part elegy, part mystery and wholly unforgettable.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Scribner (February 19, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 3.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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