The Nostalgist by Mark Kratina
Approx. 100,540 words.
Published on November 19, 2010 and represented
Concierge Publishing Services.
Thirty-one year old attorney Baron Tapley suspends a burgeoning legal career to run against heavily-favored two-time incumbent David Westfall for Nebraska’s Senate seat. Dubbed the “citizen candidate,” Baron’s brand of authentic talk and unbridled idealism strikes a chord with a public all too familiar with the powerlessness and pessimism of the times.