Joe Franklin is an author and marketing director who lives in Oakland, California. His publishing credits include short stories featured in the Clackamas Literary Review and The Oyster Boy Review, and a collection of travel writing published in Travel Backpacker. He is a past graduate of the University of Iowa's fiction writer's workshop (undergraduate) and the founding member of San Francisco's Kicking Muse writer's group, whose eight members provided critical insight into the completion of this novel.
Published: July 10, 2013.
Fiction » Coming of age
Shortly after the death of his mother, twenty-three-year-old Milo T. Featherstone rides his bicycle from Iowa to San Francisco to confront his mythological father, The Great Tartakovsky. While there his wholesome qualities quickly endear him to a stable of friends who operate in a world infinitely larger and more mysterious than anything he’d ever imagined.