In Hoffa's Shadow

A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100150323
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781250261564
Narrator/s: Stephen Graybill
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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As a young man, Jack Goldsmith revered his stepfather, longtime Jimmy Hoffa associate Chuckie O'Brien. But as he grew older and pursued a career in law and government, he came to doubt and distance himself from the man long suspected by the FBI of perpetrating Hoffa's disappearance on behalf of the mob. It was only years later, when Goldsmith was serving as assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration and questioning its misuse of surveillance and other powers, that he began to reconsider his stepfather, and to understand Hoffa's true legacy. In Hoffa's Shadow tells the moving story of how Goldsmith reunited with the stepfather he'd disowned and then set out to unravel one of the 20th century's most persistent mysteries and Chuckie's role in it. Along the way, Goldsmith explores Hoffa's rise and fall and why the golden age of blue-collar America came to an end, while also casting new light on the century-old surveillance state, the architects of Hoffa's disappearance, and the heartrending complexities of love and loyalty.

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Author(s): Jack Goldsmith
Original Publish Date: Sep 24, 2019

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Author(s): Jack Goldsmith
Product Number EB00756741
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780374712495

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