Criminals: My Family's Life on Both Sides of the Law

Criminals: My Family's Life on Both Sides of the Law

by Robert Anthony Siegel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640090378
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,265,861
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

ROBERT ANTHONY SIEGEL is the author of two novels, All the Money in the World and All Will Be Revealed. His work has appeared in The New York Times , Los Angeles Times , Smithsonian , The Paris Review , The Oxford American , and Tin House , among other venues. Siegel has been a Fulbright Scholar at Tunghai University in Taiwan and a Monbukagakusho Fellow at the University of Tokyo in Japan. Other awards include O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center and the Michener-Copernicus Society.

Table of Contents

Memory Loop 3

Criminals 7

Stan, Darling 31

Gourmets 34

Two Angels 46

Everyone Wants to Be a Hells Angel 48

Self-Portrait on Acid 63

Psychedelia 66

Smash 79

Choke 80

No English 93

The Floating Bridge of Dreams 94

Mono No Aware 117

Unreliable Tour Guide 119

Shopping 125

Homesteaders 127

First Car 146

Sean 148

The Window 162

How I Learned to Be a Writer 163

Lockjaw 177

Friends 178

Voicemail 196

Haiku for My Father 199

The Heron 208

Nothing That Wants to Run Away 211

A Year in Taiwan 217

Fragments from a Taiwan Notebook 219

Stilt Walking 224

My Mother, My Writing Student 225

Summer House 230

The Dream Book 231

Acknowledgments 239

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