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" ... delivers a reminder of how liberated college students are, holding the privileges of adulthood minus the constraints. Said freedom has allowed childish antics fueled by adult minds during any era of college life and is the backbone of exaggerated behavior, which is personified in this story."

 

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Alex Overstreet is exceptional. Mature beyond his years, he understands the value of education and where having one can take him. Adverse circumstances are no match for the "anything is possible" residing in his soul, a place where self-pity need not enter. His future is mapped in his mind. Staying the course will bring a worthwhile end game.

 

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When Dorsey McWhorter is just a boy, his father, Big Ed, pulls a disappearing act. Known for his many affairs, Ed leaves his wife and child alone to pick up the pieces. That’s when young Dorsey meets local handyman Walter Mobley, a veteran of the Negro leagues who instills in Dorsey a love for baseball and serves as his mentor.  

 

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Many years ago, I entered sports writing, the land of perpetual adolescence. Participants watch games, interview those who play games, and write about what they saw.  Famed sportswriter Dick Schaap allowed that he wanted to become a “hack” because he loved sports and “could not hit the curveball, the jump shot, or the opposing ball carrier.”  Talk about a shoe that fits.  Covering sports enabled me to travel to places I would never have seen—San Francisco resembled Mars upon first sight. Sharing the journey with other sportswriters enhanced the experience. We enjoyed a lot of laughs.  Now I’m learning to become a fan again while indulging my passion to write books. I love what I’m doing and I find the process gratifying.  I’ve written three novels, The Streak, Peachtree Corvette Club and Retrouvailles.

Finally, I’m blogging again. The subjects will vary, but they’ll never venture too far from books, writing, movies, and funny experiences. Hopefully you’ll join me on the ride.  

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