Tony Gorry reflects on his post-war childhood, and the lives of his parents, in upstate New York. He mulls over the mysterious ways that the past and present blend together and become distinct in memory. In quiet, clear prose, he explores how illness and pain affect these memory journeys.
Tony Gorry is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Rice University. He previously was Vice President of Rice University, Vice President of Baylor College of Medicine, and a faculty member in management and computer science at M.I.T. Dr. Gorry lectures widely on the effects of information technology on society. He has published in numerous literary and academic journals.