Barry Siegel, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and the author of eight books, is a former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He now directs the literary journalism program at UC Irvine.
In 1962, Jerry Sherwood gave up her newborn son, Dennis, for adoption. Twenty years later, she set out to find him-only to discover he had died before his fourth birthday. The immediate cause was peritonitis, but the coroner had never decided the mode of ...[SEE MORE]