The Boy and the Ogre
by Fergus MacRoich
In 1960, George Pushkin is struggling with paranoia, convinced the KGB is out to kill him. Trying to do his best for his family, he takes his family to America, only to find he has brought his demons with him. A coming of age story unlike any other, THE BOY AND THE OGRE relates the flight to freedom, as Michel struggles against the physical and psychological strictures of his troubled stepfather.