Sidney Offit Memoir of the Bookie's Son

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Memoir of the Bookie's Son

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In this slim, elegant memoir, Sidney Offit -- novelist, teacher, and curator of one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards -- explores with warmth and humor, the complexities of this extraordinary father-son relationship. As moving as it is unique, "Memoir of the Bookie's Son" is a family portrait that will make you think, make you laugh, make you cry.

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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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"A luminous memoir of Depression-era Baltimore" -- American Heritage

"Elegant vignettes...the charm of raffish color..." -- NY Times Book Review

"These are literate, affectionate portraits of a Baltimore bookmaker by his law-abiding son. This is beauty." -- Kurt Vonnegut

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