Having co-written memoirs for Andre Agassi, Phil Knight, and Prince Harry, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist J.R. Moehringer tells his own compelling story. Growing up in Long Island, Moehringer had a supportive mother, while the dad he never met was a disc jockey whom he encountered only on the airwaves. By the age of 8, Moehringer frequented the neighborhood bar, where a good-natured clique of regulars became the father figures he needed so badly. Inspiring the 2021 Amazon film starring Ben Affleck, this NPR and New York Times Book of the Year traces how Moehringer learned that his place of refuge could also become a dead end.
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
Author: J.R. Moehringer.