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Signs of Struggle

Carenen, John

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ISBN 10: 0982697163 / ISBN 13: 9780982697160
Published by Neverland Publishing Company, LLC
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Title: Signs of Struggle

Publisher: Neverland Publishing Company, LLC

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After losing his family in a tragic car accident, Thomas O Shea finds himself driving around the Iowa countryside, trying to find peace on a quiet afternoon. But when he stops to admire a unique mailbox, he sees a beautiful, bloody woman racing down the country lane from her home, screaming for help. Not wanting to get involved, Thomas considers not helping. Eventually his heroic side wins out, one thing leads to another and he discovers an enormous plot to sell tens of millions of dollars worth of prime Iowa farmland.

As Thomas continues lifting up and peering under rocks in the beautiful river town of Rockbluff, Iowa, the more he learns...and the more he attracts those who will do anything to stop him. Attempts on his life are made, but O Shea is a tough guy with nothing to lose as he struggles with the loss of his family, drinking, women, and his guilt for precipitating so much violence in this peaceful town filled with quirky and unforgettable characters.

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John Carenen, a native of Clinton, Iowa, graduated with an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from the prestigious University of Iowa Writers Workshop and has been writing ever since. His work has appeared numerous times in Reader s Digest (including a First Person Award), McCall s, Dynamic Years, and other periodicals. He has been a featured columnist in newspapers in Morganton, North Carolina and Clinton, South Carolina. His fiction has appeared in regional literary magazines. A novel, Son-up, Son-down was published by the National Institute of Mental Health.

John is currently an English professor at Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina.

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