Second Hand Smoke
A NovelBook - 1999
Her son, Duncan Katz, grew up under his mother's psychotic tutelage to become a highly educated government lawyer and Nazi hunter. Yet, under the veneer of worldly success, Duncan remains imprisoned by an inherited rage. When he improperly prosecutes a former camp guard, Duncan loses his job, then his marriage. Wandering through the remains of memory and family, Duncan confronts a mystery whose resolution dominates the narrative of this tense, absorbing, yet darkly comic novel.