“Kudos to Allen for finding his nemesis. And I love that his son Max was helping him all along the way! What a lesson for him!
“... like nothing I’ve ever read, an investigative memoir that’s honest, funny, sad, and edge-of-the-chair suspenseful. I loved it.
Dan Okrent, author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
“...wonderfully conceived and wonderfully executed.
Ricky Jay, author of Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women
“...an entertaining, sharply reported picaresque...a crime saga that’s ripe with hilarious humbuggery.
“Full of intrigue and suspense, the story follows the bizarre twists and turns of one man’s journey to find and confront his childhood tormentor—ready-made for a film treatment.
“A captivating hybrid of investigative journalism and memoir…. Kurzweil is not simply settling a private score; he’s standing up for anyone who has ever been bullied.
“…pleasure-packed…[makes] the wily con artists in American Hustle look stuffy by comparison.
“Kurzweil puts both his journalistic and literary skills to wonderful use in his ‘investigative memoir’…