Synopses & Reviews
A Focus Features production, Nick Flynn's moving memoir of his relationship with his father is directed by Paul Weitz, whose films include and .
"The prose swirls in graceful arcs that frequently rise to the level of poetry, leavened by mordant humor. . . . A powerful tale, stylishly told." Washington Post
"A potent, distinctive autobiography. . . . Flynn's talents are considerable--he has a compelling voice and a wry sense of humor, especially about himself." New York Times Book Review
"Told with energy, critical reflection and sensitivity, is less a memoir than a study of one of America's darker conundrums: homelessness. . . . [It suggests] Lear, Beckett, Faulkner, Genet and forc[es] us to decide which is more painful: a parent's lost dreams or a child's lost innocence." Los Angeles Times Book Review
This "stunningly beautiful memoir" () is now a major motion picture starring Robert De Niro and Paul Dano.
About the Author
Nick Flynn is the author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, and The Ticking Is the Bomb. He divides his time between Houston and Brooklyn.