Memoir of the Bookie's Son

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Beckham Publications Group, Sep 30, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
2 Reviews
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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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

A sweet, nice, slim memoir of man remembering his father, a legendary, tough-man bookmaker. An interesting insight into his childhood and the era. Read full review

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User Review  - Janice - Goodreads

I know Sidney Offit - he is a dear, dear man and a very thoughtful writer of children's books. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Offit is a novelist, teacher and curator of the George Polk Journalism Awards.