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The Company You Keep

Neil Gordon

When journalist Benjamin Schulberg discovers a link between lawyer Jim Grant and a notorious Vietnam-era fugitive, the world that Jim has carefully built for himself and his daughter collapses.

Still wanted for murder in a bank robbery gone wrong in 1974, Jim is back on the run after decades living under a false identity, and he must travel deep into his past to clear his name and save his daughter.

Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam war, The Company You Keep is an intelligent thriller about political ideals, family loyalties, and the shadowy world of the radical anti-war group the Weather Underground.

Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 978144722784701
Published: 24/10/2012

Neil Gordon

Neil Gordon

Neil Gordon was born in South Africa in 1958. His novels included Sacrifice of IsaacThe Gun Runner’s DaughterThe Company You Keep and You’re a Big Girl Now. He held a PhD in French Literature from Yale University and was a literary editor at the Boston Review. Neil was also profoundly committed to teaching and was Professor of Literature at The New School, Professor of Comparative Literature and Dean of The American University of Paris as well as Dean of Eugene Lang College. He died in May 2017 in New York. 

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