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About the author:
His earliest known ancestor emigrated from what is now Northern Ireland to the colony of Virginia in 1635. Three hundred and thirteen years later, Ron was born in central Tennessee. His parents brought him north as an infant and he grew up in Michigan.
Although he admits hating the winters, Ron still lives and writes in Michigan with his lovely wife, an ugly mortgage and one exceedingly large cat.
A member of The National Writers Association, Michigan Writers, the Alliance of Independent Authors (UK), and The American Academy of Poets, he has written multiple works of fiction, including several award-winners.
Get REICHOLD STREET, the Award-Winning Young Adult Novel Everyone's Talking About!
Set in a working-class American neighborhood in the turbulent 1960s Vietnam War era, REICHOLD STREET, by author R.L. Herron, deals with some of life's tough issues: alcoholism, bullying, family dysfunction, suicide, murder and the horrors of wartime Vietnam.
In a story masterfully written in the manner of J.D. Salinger (Catcher in the Rye), William Golding (Lord of the Flies) and Stephen King (The Body), this 2012 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal novel takes you all the way from first introductions to the searing tragedy, yet remarkable redemption of war.
Albert Parker is the new kid in the neighborhood. He brings with him the emotional scars of early parental loss and all the aggressive attitude a dysfunctional and abusive stepfather can create. His struggle to fit in, and the story of the people around him as he tries, creates a powerful tale about friendship, war, love and loss.
The neighborhood where young boys routinely play baseball in the street becomes an intriguing coming-of-age story. It's also a place where they discover the sometimes-violent realities of life. Kirkus Reviews called the book "Skillfully written and emotionally charged."
"...the characters are bold, the plot twists surprising, and the point - that we never fully know a person or his or her story - heartbreakingly clear...Skillfully written and emotionally charged."
Readers' Favorite Gold Medal Winner!"
"...an extremely moving account of friends who come of age during the turbulent 1960's...Herron is a master of the art of character development. You can hear each voice clearly..."
Compulsion Reads Review
"Herron writes of a traumatic time with a sure hand. Most of his characters speak from the pages with strong, defined voices..."
TBR Book Review
"This is one of those books that makes you laugh, cry, reminisce, want to run into the novel to try and save the day and much more. Reichold Street, by R.L. Herron is a must read for people of all ages...an indie novel that you want everyone to hear about....Don’t let this one slip under the radar!"
* Young Adult Coming of Age
* Urban Historical Fiction
* Vietnam Era Fiction
* Coming of Age Action & Adventure
* Contemporary Literature & Fiction
* Coming of Age Suspense
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- Publication Date:
- 1475106238 / 9781475106237
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.5" x 8.5"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Thrillers