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The Kid, the Cop and the Con (Eight Ball)

Tom Frye

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ISBN 10: 059512903X / ISBN 13: 9780595129034
Published by iUniverse
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Title: The Kid, the Cop and the Con (Eight Ball)

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:POOR

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You met Reason Nelson in Scratchin' on the Eight Ball. Today, he's older, off alcohol and drugs, but discovers that staying that way isn't easyit takes more than just saying 'no' to overcome the alcohol and drugs. Action and adventure follow Reason as he strives to stay clean and help the twelve yearold brother of his girlfriend, Julie.Reason is also caught between a crossfire of emotions as he discovers a father he never knew and learns that his older brother has goals to be a cop. It is his street knowledge that helps the police in tracking down the killer of teens.An exciting, engrossing storyReason finds that it takes selfconfidence, commitment, faith, love and self-control to create new paths to achieve higher goals. This book is designed to build understanding and offer insight to teens and adults.

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Tom Frye is a resident of Lincoln, Nebraska. As a youth he grew up in Havelock, a section of Lincoln in which this story takes place. There, as he would put it, he was "always walkin' on the wrong side of the fence." Whether it was trouble at home, trouble at school, trouble on the streets, he always seemed to find it.But now, ironic as it all may seem, he spends his time working with the same kind of kids: those in trouble. Now, compared to the days of his youth when he did time in the detention home, he has worked as a juvenile care specialist in a detention facility, a volunteer probation officer, recreation supervisor, a teacher's assistant, a single foster parent, and a liaison between kids and cops in the Havelock area. For the past five years he has been a private contractor with the Department of Social Services working with truant, delinquent, and high risk youth.Scratchin' on the Eight Ball was Tom's first book. The Kid, The Cop and The Con is the second book in the Eight Ball series.

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