James Edward Roark grew up attending St. John the Evangelist Catholic School on the south side of Tucson later crossing the local railroad tracks to attend Green Fields School, a private college preparatory academy and the University of Arizona, sometimes simultaneously, before matriculating as a Regents Scholar to the University of California at San Diego. There a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society as well as the Third College Honors Program, he graduated at long last, Summa Cum Laude, with a major in English and American Literature and a minor in Chemistry, at which point the accolades came to an abrupt end. He is the author of "Rainbow After the Rain," a novel based on experiences as a baseball player in Arizona, California and Australia, "Her Name Was...," a collection of short stories and poems, and "Bike Sexy: She Rode Away Without Me," the entirely poetic sequel to "Her Name Was...: Studies of Women." "Bike Sexy" is his first e-book.
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Poems about women who rode bicycles. Eleven poems inspired by eleven women, countless bicycles and the men who orbited them, all in various states of disrepair. A car, you see, is murder, but a bicycle is a love affair....
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