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My Father, the Pornographer by Chris Offutt - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR “Chris Offutt owns one of the finest, surest prose styles around.
A resident of Brooklyn, NY, William works professionally as a photographer on a wide range of fine-art, commercial and editorial assignments. His work has. I don't know that I've met anyone else who believed in himself as much as Dad did. Chris Offutt's father was interesting to say the least, a bright man with an impressive imagination, he was a prolific writer as well as being a cold heartless bas tard. It concealed identity, which writers preferred, while allowing the publisher to give the illusion of a single prolific author. Although you get magazine my dad the pornographer. feeling he was loved by his father, Andrew Offutt was distant and seldom left the house after he began writing full time. The fact that both Harlan Ellison and James Salter make appearances made it that much more fun for me. That, ultimately, is what makes this memoir so unexpectedly moving.