The Good Father

The Good Father

Audiobook CD - 2012
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Dr. Paul Allen's specialty is diagnosing patients with conflicting symptoms, patients other doctors have given up on. He lives a contented life in Westport with his second wife and their twin sons - hard won after a failed marriage earlier in his career that produced a son name Daniel. In the harrowing opening scene of this provocative and affecting novel, Dr. Allen is home with his family when a televised news report announces that the Democratic candidate for president has been shot at a rally, and Daniel is caught on video as the assassin. Told alternately from the point of view of the guilt-ridden, determined father and his meandering, ruminative son, "The Good Father" is a powerful, emotional page-turner that keeps one guessing until the very end.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape : Random House Audio, p2012.
ISBN: 9780307970275
Characteristics: 10 compact discs (approximately 12 hrs., 32 min.) :,digital, stereo ;,4 3/4 in.

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AL_CHRISTINES Nov 05, 2017

An introspective look at a father trying to find out the truth behind his sons arrest for assassinating a beloved presidential candidate. Denial gives way to guilt as the father searches for truth. Could the son he knows also be the man portrayed on the media? A medium paced novel; weaved in are interesting facts about the people who perpetrated other well known assassinations and mass shootings, and their thoughts and actions leading up to those events. Haunting and devastating.

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