'Late bloomer' author publishes second novel
November 17, 2023
In 2019, local resident Bob Herpe published his first suspense novel, "Gravnick." It is a story of the intertwining of two families - one Jewish, one Mafioso. Now, three years later, as promised, Herpe has completed the sequel, "The Other Side of Crisis." Herpe is a late comer to writing novels. He wrote "Gravnick" in his late 80s and is now in his 90s - and he is not slowing down. He already has the opening for his third book.
"The Other Side of Crisis" picks up where "Gravnick" left off in Highland Park, Illinois, but takes the main character, Ernie Gravnick, all over the world. The story...