His latest book, Hero's Journey - John Ritter, the Chip Hilton of Goshen, Indiana; is a part memoir about childhood heroes and part biography of John Ritter, who is the best basketball player from his hometown and still holds all the scoring records. John graduated from Goshen High School in 1969. He was a star for the Indiana University Hoosiers and captain of Bob Knight's first Final Four team. His life later took a very unexpected turn. John set out to discover what happened to John and why. The book is also a meditation on what makes a hero, why individuals and nations need heroes, and how they are used and abused.
July 20, 2016