Broadcast on the evening news . . . Hillcrest English teacher and former football star was shot in the back while fly-fishing. David Browning leaves behind a wife and two young children. Authorities have ruled it a hunting accident. Matthew Blake has only one purpose left in life: to find who murdered his best friend. At the time of his death, David Browning had a loving family and successful career. What does Matthew Blake have? Nothing. Matt Blake is an ex-athlete, ex-husband, and ex-angler . . . a guilt-driven alcoholic and professional failure. To uncover the murderer, Blake must journey back to his hometown, Hillcrest, where he will be forced to face his past, make new enemies, and learn the meaning of love . . . if he can live long enough. Life on the Fly is another suspenseful, poignant, and compelling novel set in SchreiberAas richly imagined Ironwood County. The first novel in the Ironwood County series is the young adult novel, Hillcrest Journal. The second is the adult novel Passing Through Paradise. * * * What others are saying about the Ironwood County novels: qSkillfully told . . . very realistic.q West Concord Enterprise qTough to put down. The themes are masterfully interwoven.q Byron Review * * * Helpful Link: Schreiber has posted some of his published articles, essays, and poems along with book group discussion questions for Life on the Fly at John SchreiberAas BooksEach class periods lesson requires real work, real teaching, not the baby-sitting word-finds or crossword puzzles that substitutes usually get handed. I take a deep ... Second and third periods: seventh grade, creative writing unit. Fourth: studyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Life on the Fly|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2005-11|