Titanic Summer

by Russell J. Sanders

Titanic Summer - Russell J. Sanders
Editions:Paperback - first edition: $ 16.99
ISBN: 978-1-64080-185-1
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
Pages: 226
ePub: $ 6.99
ISBN: 978-1-64080-186-8
Pages: 226
Kindle: $ 6.99
ISBN: 978-1-64080-186-8
PDF: $ 6.99
ISBN: 978-1-64080-186-8

It's a summer of revelations for Houston high schooler Jake Hardy. Along with his estranged father, Jake embarks on a trip to Nova Scotia to visit the Titanic Museum and the cemetery where the victims are interred. There, Jake's father's biggest secrets are revealed. Hurt and confused, Jake flees--not only from his father's confession, but from his own feelings.

Jake is gay.

Back home, the proposed Equal Rights Ordinance is polarizing people. As Jake faces a difficult choice about where he stands--and how far he's willing to go for his beliefs--he soon discovers that he's not the only one in hiding. When confronted with how his actions have hurt those he cares about, purposefully or not, Jake must learn to accept his friend, his father...and himself.

Excerpt:

About the Author

Russell J. Sanders is a life-long devotee of the theater. He’s a singer, actor, and director, winning awards for his acting roles and shows he has directed. As a teacher, he has taught theater arts to hundreds of students, plus he’s also taught literature and writing to hundreds of others.

Russell has also travelled the world, visiting Indonesia, Japan, India, Canada, the Caribbean, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Florence, and Venice—and almost all the US states. His friends think he’s crazy, but wherever he goes, he seeks out Mexican restaurants. The Mexican food in Tokyo was great, he says; in Rome, not so good. Texans cut their teeth on barbecue and Mexican food. Russell’s love for enchiladas led him on a quest to try them wherever he can find them, and he has found them in some very out of the way places. And good or bad, he’s delighted to sample his favorite food.

Most importantly, Russell is an out and proud Gay man, living in Houston with his husband—a relationship that has lasted almost twenty years. He hopes that his novels inspire confidence and instill pride in his young Gay fans, and he also hopes others learn from his work.


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