So, Do We Believe Frank Sheeran?
There’s a tendency to think every great story must be embellished, but there’s also a saying that truth is stranger than fiction. Charles Brandt, the author of I Heard You Paint Houses, didn’t respond to an email for comment.
Brandt has said that six weeks before Sheeran died in 2003, at the age of 83, he held up a copy of I Heard You Paint Houses and stood by everything that appears in the book, including all the stories you just read.
But there are doubts.