Wolf Creek

by Patrick J. Pardue & William J. Pardue

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/30/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 336
ISBN : 9781452520193
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 336
ISBN : 9781452520209
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 336
ISBN : 9781452520216

About the Book

It is the summer of 1971. Twenty-one-year-old Charlie Rogers has just graduated from the University of Texas in Austin and is hitching a ride toward the backwoods of East Texas. His first adventure along the uncertain and open-ended path of adulthood is a job as a counselor for a group of emotionally disturbed, delinquent adolescents from the south side of Chicago. Charlie’s will, his responsibility, and his confidence in his ability to persevere against the trials of life will be tested in his attempts to guide the manic behavior of these directionless boys. The boys have been unwanted by their parents, the system, and the boys’ ranch where they currently reside, as they will soon be sent off to the watch of Charlie and the other counselors, where they will yet again become someone else’s problem. There is Russ, who displays unpredictable bursts of sadistic violence, Sherman, whose illiteracy is offset by his good cheer, Vince, whose recklessness is matched by his spirit and determination, and seven others. The events in this story are true, though the names have been changed. Wolf Creek is a story of maturation, the strength of the human spirit, the cruelty of humanity, and the power of love and friendship to mend even the most broken of hearts.

About the Author

William J. Pardue Attorney and Author living in Santa Cruz, California wjpbooks.com parduebooks@gmail.com Patrick J. Pardue Patrick Pardue is a young writer with dreams of making a positive impact on the world with his work. He has been writing since he could first pick up a pencil and has no plans to stop at any time in the near future.