New Best Selling Coming Of Age Novel
Best Selling indie Author Caroline Gerardo releases her novel, The Lucky Boy 11/18 The writing is 21st Century. Seth McGrath, the teenage lead will charm you into his dark world of bum fights, drug dealing and illegal activities to raise $10000.00
Laguna Beach (I-Newswire) November 14, 2011 - The Lucky Boy
“The Lucky Boy is a mesmerizing coming of age story leading through illegal activities to raise money to find his true love.”
Seth is a young boy who does not fit in anywhere. He is severely punished for the smallest of errors by his father a neurosurgeon. Seth’s mother is a socialite who drowns her problems in pills and alcohol. The father decides he cannot deal with Seth anymore and sends him to live with his paternal Grandmother. Seth’s Grandmother is more patient than his parents were. Seth becomes friends with a family down the street and falls in love with their daughter Amy. When grandmother dies of a stroke, he returned to his emotionally distant family.
In high school, Seth discovers he has talents in swimming and selling drugs to his friends. Seth decides he needs $10000.00 to find Amy who has moved to California. He makes friends with Jon who makes money organizing street fights between homeless men and taking bets. The two become friends and through their illegal activities, Seth saves up the money to leave on his journey to find Amy.
The disturbing results of his quest will haunt the reader. A hypnotic tale of disillusionment.
What will it cost to become the CEO of a company?
Gerardo writes in beats. The scenes feel voyeuristic. There is no coming of age story like The Lucky Boy.
“A gripping tale of teenage disillusionment.”
“Gerardo’s 21st Century writing style delivers sucker punches.”
“A tour de force.”
“Seth McGrath charms with dark forces
and flies in the face of every coming of age story.”
ISBN:978-098481577 paperback Mustard Seed Press
ISBN ebook: 978-0984815708
Advance Reader Copies and press kit available by request
About Caroline Gerardo, Author
Mustard Seed Press
Caroline Gerardo, Author
10 Pacific Coast Highway
Phone : 9496378190
Tags:books indie literary thriller drugs Urban novels Beats fighting runaway coming of age Dark street fighting bildungsroman anti-hero
Published On:November 14, 2011
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