Unlimited [Poetry Book] ✓ Fast Company - by D. James Smith ã


  • Title: Fast Company
  • Author: D. James Smith
  • ISBN: 9780789426253
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Jason is a Rollerblader of champion caliber, as he makes clear to his girl, Cat, during a contest on the Santa Cruz boardwalk Jason is also only 15 and living not with his distracted parents, but with Cat and her mother He, on his skates, has accidentally killed a boy while escaping the scene of a petty robbery The others of his gang, the Ravens, have scattered to saJason is a Rollerblader of champion caliber, as he makes clear to his girl, Cat, during a contest on the Santa Cruz boardwalk Jason is also only 15 and living not with his distracted parents, but with Cat and her mother He, on his skates, has accidentally killed a boy while escaping the scene of a petty robbery The others of his gang, the Ravens, have scattered to safety Cat doesn t know, can t guess why Jason is fleeing his life he won t talk about it nor will he echo what she feels for him and most longs to hear I love you Cat has a secret, too, and when she finally reveals it, Jason runs for real These are young people seeking redemption for their mistakes, and the mistakes of others in their pasts Their memorable stories, interwoven like the figure eights they all trace on the town s asphalt surfaces, point poignantly to their futures.
    D. James Smith
    A recipient of an NEA fellowship in poetry and the Edgar Allan Poe Award in fiction, D James Smith s poems and stories have appeared recently in The Malahat Review, New Millennium Writings The Notre Dame Review His books include the novel My Brother s Passion Permanent Press, 2004 and two collections of poems, The Dead Ventriloquist Ahsahta Press, 1995 and Sounds The Living Make S F Austin State Univ 2012 He has also published four novels for teens Fast Company, The Boys of San Joaquin, Probably The World s Best Story About a Dog and the Girl Who Loved Me, and It Was September When We Ran Away DK, 1999 Atheneum, 2005, 2006, 2008.


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