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Chasing Acceptance

77 pages1 hour


Follow a boy going to high school as the 1990's kick into gear. Puberty, driving, music, heartbreak, and outright outrageousness ensue. From the first Iraq war through the L.A. Riots, watching form the sidelines as a strange Texas man shakes up politics only to lose to a guy who played saxophone on Arsenio, this coming of age story leads a boy into manhood until the violence on television becaome a reality in his quiet little town. All the while he wonders if he will ever become a man, but deep down does not believe he really wants to. All in all, he only wants to belong and escape a time and place that doesn't make sense.

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