Denis R. O'neill

Author, Screenwriter & Producer

Author’s Letter

Author’s Letter

At some point in your life – a moment as profound to you as it is statistically unremarkable – you realize that a lot more of your life is in the rear-view mirror than out the front windshield. The awareness of that growing imbalance had been festering in me for some time. I suppose 60th birthdays have a way of bringing focus to the passage of time. But there’s nothing like a 40th college reunion to really bring home the autumn-of-your-life bacon. Especially when your graduation year was 1970.

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About the Cover Art

About the Cover Art

When I began remembering… and writing down stories from the harrowing late-1960’s, it became ever clearer that at Dartmouth – and at other colleges and universities across the country – we were caught between opposing forces unique to our time. Beer represented the care-free, self-indulgent past, war (after the draft lottery), the darker future. The book’s title – WHIPLASH – emerged from these conflicting energy fields.

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Articles & Photo Gallery

Articles & Photo Gallery

Newspaper Articles Images 1969-1970 « Back to the Whiplash Page

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“Autumn Road Trip” – Audio

“Autumn Road Trip” – Audio

A chapter excerpt from Denis O’Neill’s new Book “Whiplash” — Narrated by Actor Bruce Greenwood.

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