Rasurgam, the memoir, is his first book. A second book and companion piece, What's Going Down, is a fictional morality play about decisions America has made over the decade post 9/11, and will be forthcoming, as a working draft is complete. Jeff Rider is a Business Analyst for the Harvard School of Public Health.
Rasurgam is a story of loss and reclamation. The story begins when Jeff Rider, an executive for a Chicago agency, leaves his job and the next day flies to Boston to watch his daughter receive her doctorate from Harvard. Jeff chronicles how life spirals downward to where he finds himself doing the deadliest of jobs, commercial fishing. Follow Jeff as he struggles to find equilibruim in his life.