When he witnessed his father's fierce resistance to a gang of kidnappers, Sidney Offit became aware that his family was different. He once overheard a camp counseler call him the richest kid in camp because, "Offit's father is the biggest bookie in Baltimore and maybe even the entire United States". In this elegant memoir, Offit--novelist, teacher, and curator of one of the country's most prestigious journalism awards--explores the complexities of his extraordinary father-son relationship.
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Sidney Offit is a novelist, teacher and curator of one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards. He has been a member of the board of PEN American Center and the Authors Guild Council where he serves as its current president of the foundation.
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