Set in part against the dangerous glory of Madison Avenue in the 1950’s and ‘60s, in The Lost Chapters memoir Lisa Anderson tells the story of how she finally learned what led to her father’s unexpected death in Tokyo in 1974. The discovery of an unfinished novel that survived a house fire compels the author to look into the past to find out why an extraordinary man would self-destruct at the height of his advertising career. Why did things go so terribly wrong? The Lost Chapters explores class, love, and the legacy of addiction. You will find hope for your own journey in this story about hers.
An Adman’s New York Summer 1967: a fictional blog
A story crafted from my father’s manuscript. A few excerpts from the manuscript were included in The Lost Chapters. This authentic view is fun to read. He didn’t finish it, so I imagined the rest of the story––gobble it up in a fictional blog.
Catch up with what’s been going on with Alan Robinson over the summer of 1967 , in serial posts begun last July, 2015. It’s fiction!
Alan is unsatisfied with the business and with his personal life. Things take a turn when he has an unexpected encounter on a business trip to California. Find the Blog and sign up to receive weekly updates at Admansummer.com.