Gerry Boylan

Biography

Between 1971 and 1975, Gerry Boylan hitchhiked over 100,000 miles in the United States and Canada. Much of Getting There, his first novel, is based on his own experiences. Boylan received his BS from Grand Valley State University in 1978 and is cofounder and managing director of Long Point Capital, a private equity firm. He and his wife, Kathy, are the parents of four children, Shannon, Moira, Joe, and Dan, and live in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Books

Getting There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,230. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In 1973, after a shocking event turned his life upside down, Luke spent his youth hitchhiking along I-75, meeting an extraordinary cast of characters, surviving the dangers of the road, and falling in love. Thirty years later: Luke now struggles to reconcile the boy he was with the middle-aged father he's become. And he wonders whether it's wise to trust the young hitchhiker he's picked up.
Gerry Tales: How I Lived Happily Ever After, Despite Stabbing Myself in the Back, Scalding My Cojones, and Really Pissing Off My Wife During Childbirth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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In this collection of personal essays, Gerry Boylan recounts a lifetime of adventures and misadventures. His stories are sweet, loopy, and hilarious, ranging from hitchhiking experiences gone awry to the birth of his first child. Whether he's fleeing in terror from a marauding bat or causing a thousand-bicycle pileup in Beijing, he'll have you laughing at his unique mixture of lunacy and heart.

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