She chronicled the experience of growing up as the daughter of a bank robber. She wrote the critically acclaimed “Bandit: A Daughter’s Memoir” in 2016. Joseph Brodak robbed 11 banks in and around Detroit in 1994 to pay off ganbling debts. He was released in 2001, but served another prison sentence for robbing more banks in 2009. Writing the memoir did little to help Brodak understand her father’s actions, she said. Brodak taught creative writing, composition, poetry and literature at several Georgia col