Member Neal Gillen’s new book

neal gillen eswaNeal Gillen’s Moments of Truth is the perfect title for this revealing collection of over a hundred true and untold stories – a rich amalgam of people, places, and events involving the author and those who have crossed his path in life from lunch with and advice from Lucky Luciano to closing bars with Peter Ustinov.

Gillen’s stories about Luciano, Ustinov, Alger Hiss, Ernest Borgnine, Lou Holz, John Lindsay, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert H. Humphrey, Richard J. Daley, Adlai E. Stevenson, III, Mike Wallace, Jimmy Hoffa, George H.W. Bush, John Dean, Phil Burton, Tom Foley, Gerald R. Ford, Bob Strauss, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Ted Kennedy, Ted Sorenson, John Tower, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Pope John Paul, II, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Ralph Nader, and others are lively, revealing, and evocative material that will have people talking.

Gillen has woven together a fascinating and eclectic cross section of characters, good and bad, rich and famous, and politicians of all stripes from presidents on down. He tracked down Paderewski’s heart in a Brooklyn Cemetery and negotiated for the rights to photograph the body of Che Guevara’s with a representative of a corrupt Bolivian general.

Available in book or eBook format at http://www.amazon.com or through special order at your local book store.
U.S. retail price is $16 in book format and $1.99 in eBook format.

Woodside Press

October 1, 2014: Woodside Press announced today the release of Moments of Truth, the latest book of Neal P. Gillen.

The independent publisher described Moments of Truth as the perfect title for this revealing collection of over a hundred true and previously untold stories, noting it to be a rich amalgam of people, places, and events involving the author and those who have crossed his path in life from lunch with and advice from Lucky Luciano to closing bars with Peter Ustinov.

In Moments of Truth, Gillen’s tenth book, he has woven together a fascinating and eclectic cross section of characters, good and bad, rich and famous, and politicians of all stripes from presidents on down. He tracked down Paderewski’s heart in a Brooklyn Cemetery and negotiated for the rights to photograph the body of Che Guevara’s with a representative of a corrupt Bolivian general.

The stories about Lucky Luciano, Peter Ustinov, Alger Hiss, Ernest Borgnine, Lou Holz, John Lindsay, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert H. Humphrey, Richard J. Daley, Adlai E. Stevenson, III, Mike Wallace, Jimmy Hoffa, George H.W. Bush, John Dean, Phil Burton, Tom Foley, Gerald R. Ford, Bob Strauss, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Ted Kennedy, Ted Sorenson, John Tower, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Pope John Paul, II, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Ralph Nader, and others are lively, revealing, and evocative material that will have people talking.

Author Barbara Esstman opined that: “A master raconteur shares his often hilarious and always interesting stories of a life well-lived. Whether personal anecdotes or insider glimpses of politics and famous personalities, Neal Gillen has something to entertain everyone.”

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