Alice on Okinawa Road

Alice on Okinawa Road is a strange name for a memoir, especially a memoir about a black boy child coming into his teen years in the sixties. I chose to focus this piece during the years 1966 through 1969 a turbulent era in America and a turbulent time for a boy going from nine years to the cusp of puberty. Each event on its own in a boy's life is enough to cause turbulent shifts in mind and body. More
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This book is a work in progress
Words: 2,720
Language: English
ISBN: 9781370747665
This book is participating in the 2017 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

Stats, as of November 2, 2017:
2721 words completed (goal: 50000)
Average words/day: 2721
Runrate: 76188
(how many words I'll write by the end of November at my current pace)
Only 47279 words to go!

About Charles Harvey

Charles W. Harvey is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston. He studied fiction under Rosellen Brown and Chitra Divakaruni at UofH. He also studied poetry under Joyce James and Cynthia MacDonald. In 1987, Charles was a 1st place prize recipient of PEN/Discovery for his short story Cheeseburger, which went on to be published in the Ontario Review. In 1989 Charles Harvey was awarded the Cultural Arts Council of Houston Grant for Writers and Artists. Also in 1989 he was a finalist in the MacDonald's Literary Achievement Awards. Charles has been published in Soulfires, Story Magazine SHADE, High Infidelity, The James White Review, and others. He is the author of the novels The Butterfly Killer and Promise Goodday, as well as the author of several story and poetry collections.

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