John F. Sullivan Writes Book as Thank-You Letter to Town

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Author releases third book, ‘Raised by a Village’

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Having a strong desire to thank the people of Greenport, N.Y., a former CIA employee releases his third book, “Raised by a Village: Growing Up in Greenport” (published by Archway Publishing).

John F. Sullivan says his book is a thank-you note and tribute to the people of Greenport, a place that welcomed him, his mother and his brother after his father’s death in 1940.

“When given the opportunity, most people will do the right thing,” Sullivan says. “When the people of Greenport saw the needs of me and my family, they responded with emotional and material support in an extraordinary manner.”

He adds that there are many “ordinary” people who can identify with his story, which he says accentuates the positive, while acknowledging the negative. “Some readers might find that refreshing.”

The author has written two other books, “Of Spies and Lies: a CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam” and “Gatekeeper: Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner.”

“Raised by a Village”
By John F. Sullivan
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 292 pages | ISBN 9781480822092
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 292 pages | ISBN 9781480822108
E-Book | 292 pages | ISBN 9781480822115
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
John F. Sullivan is the second son of Irish immigrants. When his father passed away in 1940, he, his mother and brother moved to Greenport, N.Y. Since retired in 1999 after 31 years working for the CIA, he has taught high school and college classes, written articles for professional journals, become a Eucharistic Minister, testified as an expert witness in two trials and lectured professionally. This is his third book.

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