by Bill Hillmann
With a journalist's ear for detail, master-storyteller "Buffalo" Bill Hillmann narrates his decade-long journey of self-discovery, exploring his transformation from wasted ex-Golden Gloves champ lost in street brawls and cocaine deals on the Chicago streets to running with a world-renowned crew of mozos, masters in the art of running with the bulls. Includes a first-hand account of his infamous goring.
ABOUT BILL HILLMANN:
Bill Hillmann is a Golden Glove Champion, Union Construction Laborer, and bull-runner in Spain, gored last summer by a bull named "Bravito" in an incident covered by news outlets globally. His first novel The Old Neighborhood was declared "Best Novel of 2014" by Chicago Sun Times and and selected by as "Top Indie Fiction: 30 Key Titles Beyond the Best-Sellers List for Spring/Summer 2014." The book also received rave reviews from Booklist, Chicago Tribune, and The Week. Hillmann's journalism has appeared in Playboy, The Washington Post, Esquire, Chicago Tribune, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Salon.com, and NPR. He's been running with the bulls in Spain for a decade now, covering the event for Esquire and Outside Magazine.
Publication Date: July 2015