Bob Flaherty was born and raised in Boston and its surrounding towns and now lives in Western Massacusetts with his wife Annemarie, with whom he operates a birthday party business. They have 3 sons. Bob has, at various times, been an actor, a director, a cartoonist, a sportscaster, a talk show host, a tour guide, a storyteller, a disabled bus driver, a master of ceremonies, a hanger of gutters, a singer of national anthems and a baseball coach.
"A funny, well-crafted debut tale of sin, redemption, religious yearning...true and amusing and serious all at once." -- Kirkus Reviews"Unforgettable as the adventures of Butch and Sundance, and more dizzying than a lift from Thelma and Louise." -- Steven Sorrentino, author of Luncheonette"Flaherty has managed to craft a richly textured story with a wonderfully eccentric and wholly unforgettable family at its center" -- Jonathan Tropper, author of The Book of Joe and Everything Changes"Flaherty's loving rendition of Boston's suburbia in the '60s and '70s...will charm the Slackers set." -- Publishers Weekly"Bob Flaherty's smokin' debut." -- Washington Post"flat-out hilarious" -- Detroit Free Press"Flaherty manages to craft a unique story that's heartfelt in the most unexpected places" -- Entertainment Weekly