Jim Lester is an award winning multi-genre writer who has written young adult novels, sports histories, biographies, coffee table books and institutional histories. He holds a Ph.D. in history and has taught American history and Western Civilization at both the high school and college levels. His courses have included “The History of Sports in America,” “The History of Rock ‘n Roll,” and “Popular Culture in the 20th Century.”
Four stars . . . a wonderful book for anyone who looks back at the golden age of America . . .
Lester’s powerful coming-of-age novel looks with frankness and hard headed humor at the tangled webs that lies can weave and at the turbulent legacy of the Vietnam War.
A fast paced, clever coming-of-age story . . . Salingeresque in spirit.
a powerful message concerning courage and the nature of true heroism.