Michael B Jones
Michael B. Jones was born in Palm Springs, CA, and grew up in northern Virginia (primarily Woodbridge & Winchester). In 2000, he moved to Chapel Hill, NC, to study literature and creative writing at UNC, where he graduated with highest honors in fiction-writing in 2003. He won numerous awards for poetry and short-fiction throughout his undergraduate career, before abandoning the short form to focus on developing and refining a longer project. He has at various times been a weatherman, musician, customs broker, marketer, farmhand, and IT professional, among other occupations. He is an avid runner and traveler, and currently resides in Chapel Hill. Ten years in the making, After the Race is his debut novel.
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After the Race
by Michael B Jones
After the Race recounts the unraveling of the family Reed. and the raw, serpentine trails blazed by the father-son pair of Wayne—an Army Special Forces veteran whose reckless pursuit of contentment propels the story—and Charles—a gifted runner whose effortless successes on the track contrast his struggles everywhere else. A father-son drama in the tradition of The Great Santini.
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