J. D. Benson A Wave of the Wings

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Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas? That question has been a source of intrigue since first posed by Edward Lorenz in 1972. Inspired by the author’s life and experiences with autism, A Wave of the Wings shows how a seemingly unimportant event can open the door to something extraordinary. In two intertwined novellas, we first meet middle-aged Jack Oliver who suddenly finds himself in his twelve-year-old body in 1970, with the vague instruction to change one thing about his life. Reliving his boyhood with adult perspectives gives Jack a greater understanding of his world, and his "one change" ultimately proves to be much more important than he ever could have imagined. We then read about Jack's junior high nemesis, Luther Howell, who shares a number of significant events in common with Jack. But when an unexpected tragedy occurs, Luther's story takes on a life of its own, with a rather stunning outcome.

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J. D. Benson holds degrees in music from Montgomery College and the University of Maryland. He is an award-winning composer and playwright, and a prolific recording engineer with hundreds of production credits. He is also the founder of the Harvest Autism Research Fund, having long been an advocate for those affected by the mysterious condition. A writer since childhood, Benson has penned scores of musical and lyrical works, most notably the award-winning musical play Andrew Michael, which premiered in 2002. He has also been a contributing writer for numerous CD reissues of early jazz. He lives in Maryland with his wife and four children, including his oldest son Drew, who has autism. A Wave of the Wings is Benson’s first novel.

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