Finding My Father is the true story of a daughter's thirty year search for her father, and her struggle to get to kw him before she loses him again... this time to the throes of Alzheimer's Disease. Holly Cordova Gaskin and her father, Adolph, were separated by divorce when Holly was a child. Adolph's move to ather state, followed by her mother's remarriage, made it difficult for them to keep in touch. Complicating matters, was the fact that her maternal family wanted her to have thing to do with him. When she reached adulthood, Holly made up her mind to track her father down. She never expected that it would be so difficult. Dead ends, false leads, legal red tape and her father's frequents bouts of homelessness made Holly's mission seem almost impossible. Thirty years from the last time she saw him, Holly finally located her father. Heartbreakingly, he was in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. Now Holly must figure out how to convince her father to accept help, and to reach out to his very large family... brothers and sisters who had given Adolph up for dead long ago. Besides being a compelling personal story, Finding My Father contains interviews with experts in the Alzheimer's, and Elder Care fields, including Cheryl Chow and Richard Taylor, PHD.
Holly Cordova Gaskin was born in Seattle, Washington, but grew up on Eastern Long Island. She is the author of a suspense novel, A Little Company (2007) and a tween thriller, Tricked (2009). She resides in upstate NY with her husband Pieter. Holly has worked for over over twenty years as a radio personality.