My Father's Fortune
By Michael Frayn
(Faber & Faber, Paperback, 9780571270590)
Publication Date: May 2011
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Acclaimed writer Michael Frayn has written a memoir about his father, a self-made roofing salesman who overcame deafness, widowhood and the two world wars. The fortune that he left behind for his son was not one of material riches, but rather a legacy of resilience, healthy skepticism and humor. More at NPR.org
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