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After visiting friends : a son's story / Michael Hainey.

Book Book (2013.)
Description: 299 p. : ill., facsims., geneal. table ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2013.
10 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Salem.
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781451676563 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1451676565 (hbk.) :
  • Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Summary: Michael Hainey had just turned six when his uncle knocked on his family's back door one morning with the tragic news: Bob Hainey, Michael's father, had been found dead near his car on Chicago's North Side of an apparent heart attack. Thirty-five years old, a young assistant copy desk chief at the Chicago Sun-Times, Bob was a bright and shining star in the competitive, hard-living world of newspapers, one that involved booze-soaked nights that bled into dawn. And then suddenly he was gone, leaving behind a young widow, two sons, a fractured family--and questions surrounding the mysterious nature of his death that would obsess Michael throughout adolescence and long into adulthood. Finally, roughly his father's age when he died, and a seasoned reporter himself, Michael set out to learn what happened that night.--Adapted from publisher description.
Citation: Hainey, Michael. "After visiting friends : a son's story." New York : Scribner, 2013.

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