""This deeply moving and inspirational story is supported by a foundation of faith, compassion, and personal responsibility.""--Elizabeth Dole, former cabinet secretary, former president of the American Red Cross, and former United States Senator
""The male version of "The Glass Castle". Harrowing, shocking, and relevant to everyone.""--David Langworthy, Editor for Houston Chronicle
""MacKinnon has walked the walk when called upon and his real-life experience makes for a compelling book that will speak to countless people going through tough times.""--Marty Martin, retired senior CIA operations officer
About the Author
served in the White House as a writer for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and afterwards in a joint command at the Pentagon, where he had a top secret government clearance. He is a regular contributor to several major newspapers. To date, he has published more than 600 columns in every major paper in the country—including Investor’s Business Daily, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, The Houston Chronicle, The Baltimore Sun,
and The Washington Examiner—
and makes frequent appearances on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. He is the author of a memoir, Rolling Pennies in the Dark.