The Tender Bar A Memoir
A Pulitzer-Prize winning writer for the Los Angeles Times, Moehringer grew up fatherless in pub-heavy Manhasset, New York, in a ramshackle house crammed with cousins and ruled by an. "In his gimlet-eyed memoir, The Tender Bar, J. Moehringer lovingly and affectingly toasts a boyhood spent on a barstool."―Vanity Fair "The best thing about The Tender Bar is that it is many stories in one."―Entertainment Weekly "A memoir about coming of age in, of all places, a great American bar. Moehringer, and his compelling memoir The Tender Bar is the story of how and why. In the grand tradition of landmark memoirs - a classic American story of self-invention and escape, of the fierce love between a single mother and an only son, it's also a moving portrait of one boy's struggle to become a man, and an unforgettable depiction of how men remain, at heart, lost boys. The new movie "The Tender Bar," about a boy who finds comfort and an escape from his chaotic family life in a neighborhood taproom, is based on the memoir of our first guest, J. Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times. A Pulitzer-Prize winning writer for the Los Angeles Times, Moehringer grew up fatherless in pub-heavy Manhasset, New York, in a ramshackle house crammed with cousins and ruled by an eccentric, unkind grandfather. "A good memoir is a survivor's tale, the story of a person who has faced obstacles and made it through well enough to tell it. After retired tennis star Andre Agassi read The Tender Bar, he asked Moehringer to collaborate with him on his own memoir. Funny, frank, sad, and bursting with life, The Tender Bar is irresistible."— Audio CD. —. "Long before it legally served me, the bar saved me," asserts J.