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The Good Father by Noah Hawley.. A good, complex story, alternating points of view between a guilt-ridden father and his assassin son. Explores the territory of high drama, but in fully human terms.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"The father of a man who assassinates a presidential candidate tries to make sense of his son’s crime in Hawley’s gripping new novel…With great skill, Hawley renders Dr. Allen’s treacherous emotional geography, from his shock and guilt to his growing sense that he knows far less about his son than he thought…Hawley’s complicated protagonist is a fully fathomed and beautifully realized character whose emotional growth never slows a narrative that races toward a satisfying and touching conclusion."

Publishers Weekly

"The Good Father is hypnotic and haunting and I lost all track of time when I was reading it. Suddenly the day had become night and still I was engrossed in one father’s poignant story and Noah Hawley’s mesmeric tales of a long litany of assassins."

Chris Bohjalian

Author bio: Noah Hawley is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, composer, and author. He wrote and produced the television series Bones (2005-present) and also created The Unusuals (2009) and My Generation (2010). Hawley also wrote the screenplay for the film Lies and Alibis (2006) starring Steve Coogan and Rebecca Romijn. Noah is the author of three novels including A Conspiracy of Tall Men, Other People’s Weddings and The Punch. He has a fourth novel coming out spring 2012. More information can be found here: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/215179/the-good-father-by-noah-hawley/9780385535533/#abouttheauthor

Book Details: General Fiction; (320 pp. Psychothriller: Kindle/Audiobok/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/215179/the-good-father-by-noah-hawley/9780385535533/#aboutthebook

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