At age 9, Troy Evanson lost his father in an accident.
Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. He’s stopped doing all the extra things he did with his Dad and he’s just barely hanging on.
The kids at his school have started to pick on him, and Troy has become the victim of bullies. He hates school, and he hates being around people. Any kind of socializing has become torture.
Now, at age 12, he has a one-time chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge, or will remain the victim he has become? Will he be able to pull himself together and become the man that his Dad was trying to help him be, or will be forever be the lost little boy whose life ended when his father died?
Find out if this is the uplifting story we all hope for. Find out what choices Troy makes in PLAYING THE ‘SON’ CARD.
Review: Review by: bluejay on Mar. 06, 2010 :
Very good story. Shows good understanding of family and wider relationships - school, sports, friends and how they affect each other.
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I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and currently live on the coast in northern California. I have worked in, on, and around the water, and love to travel. I am a sailor and I also identify myself as an author of adult and young adult fiction.
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