"The Search for Sonny Skies,"by Mickey Rooney. Birch Lane Press, hardcover book, 1994.Mickey Rooney's first novel focuses on a subject he surely knows well - a tale about a Hollywood child star of the old Hollywood system named Sonny Skies. Sonny won Oscar nominations before he was wearing long pants. He was the world's hottest box-office attraction at sixteen. And at nineteen he was the envy of the world when he married one of film land's classic beauties. But then Sonny is drafted to fight on the front lines, and soon the world was stunned by the news of Sonny's death on the beaches of Normandy. But five decades later, a reporter starts to suspect that something is wrong while working on a documentary about the legendary child star, and his discoveries will send shock waves throughout the entertainment industry.