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- DescriptionIn this electrifying, yet soulful memoir, you'll read about the author's self-doubt and fear from a childhood shattered like the broken home of his parents. You'll agonize with him during his adolescent years and kw his torment as he struggles to dwell in a household with an abusive stepmother. You will internalize the ambivalence he faces as a teenager, torn between a mother he loves and tries to protect, and a father he strives to emulate and please, despite the man's brutality. Guilt-ridden and angry, the author attempts to comfort a dying mother whose religious beliefs become an obstacle for his own faith. You will relive the difficult times of the author's youth, and you will experience some of his cherished memories. You will feel the author's sorrow, laugh at his silly times, and you will come to kw the acquaintances of the author's past, some of whom become his princes of savior. And despite the disappointments he finds as a boy, you will identify with his quest to overcome it all and find that t all of life's lessons are learned the hard way.
- Author BiographyRussell M. Cera is a retired schoolteacher who lives in West Islip, New York with his wife Linda. His passions include cooking, gardening, the great outdoors, and writing. He is the author of Cry Wolf, Cry, the highly praised novel that has lifted the gray wolf from fiction's malevolence into the realm of truth. His second book, Fruit of the Bad Seed, is a novel based on more truth than fiction. It is story of a of a teacher's struggles to survive the pitfalls of the turbulent 1960s and '70s. Russ is also the author of the anthology, A Collection of Outdoor Stories.
- Author(s)Russell M Cera
- PublisherLibra Books Inc.
- Date of Publication28/12/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLibra Books Inc.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight236 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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