Royko in Love: Mike's Letters to Carol
Street-smart, wickedly funny, piercingly perceptive, and eloquent enough to win a Pulitzer Prize, Mike Royko continues to have legions of devoted fans who still wonder “what Royko would have said” about some outrageous piece of news. One thing he hardly ever wrote or talked about, though, was his private life, especially the time he shared with his first wife, Carol. She was the love of his life, and her premature death at the age of forty-four shook him to his soul. Mike’s unforgettable public tribute to Carol was a heart-wrenching column written on what would have been her forty-fifth birthday, “November Farewell.” His most famous and requested piece, it was the end of an untold story.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing
I enjoyed the first half of this book much more than the second. To begin with, Mike was wooing Carol with words; he was unsure of himself and his letters were touching and heartfelt. After Carol ... Read full review
Part Two My darling as soon as possible be with me again
Part Three Hello My Sweet Wonderful Wife