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From Memorial Day until the student workers and tourists leave in the fall, the island community of Put-In-Bay, Ohio, thrives on alcohol, drugs, sexual experimentation, and any other means of forgetting responsibilities. To Brad Shepherd--recently forced out of his job as a junior high math teacher after the overdose death of a student--it's exactly the kind of place he's looking for to forget and begin again. Sometimes we must become the opposite to understand who we truly are.

Rights Contact
Doug Cooper <doug@bycooper.com>
Award(s)
2014 International Book Award for Literary Fiction, 2014 USA Best Book Award for Literary Fiction, and 2015 Bronze IPPY
Book Website
http://bycooper.com
Contributor(s)
Doug Cooper
Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group Press
ISBN-13
978-1-62634-004-6
Publication Date
Aug 13, 2013
Pages
253
Price
$18.95
Tags
#literary
#fiction
#rights
Our Review (4 out of 5 stars)
After one of his students dies, a teacher loses himself in sex, drugs, and rock and roll in this insightful coming-of-age story. Doug Cooper’s debut novel gets off to a stunning and unsettling start before becoming a more familiar, though still insightful, coming-of-age story. Although the... Read More