who also wrote:
News is a Verb nonfiction
Snow in August
A Drinking Life : A Memoir-nonfiction
Tokyo Sketches : Short Stories
The Deadly Piece
Flesh and Blood
Irrational Ravings - nonfiction
A Killing for Christ
Hamill, of Irish descent, received numerous awards, has traveled extensively, lives in New York City.
If you enjoy a novel with religions, politics, a hint of ribaldry and more, this is the one.
Have I caught your interest? Are you perchance lusting for more details?
Sorry, I am not going to write a brief on it - you'll just have to read it for yourself!
If you have read "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt
you may be interested to know that Pete Hamill was one author whose works inspired McCourt.