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The Running Waves by [Murphy, Seton, Murphy, T.M.]
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A riveting story about a gut-wrenching summer in which two brothers learn that in spite of their differences and the changes going on around them -- including the cancellation of the World Series -- they're always going to be there for one another. T.M. Murphy and Seton Murphy 'hit the Crescent Road sign on the fly' with The Running Waves! --Brett Friedlander, co-author of Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams' Doc Graham

It s easy to get lost in Silver Shores, the small Cape Cod town created by T.M. and Seton Murphy. But this isn t your grandparents Cape Cod. In a world rarely seen by those on the outside, The Running Waves reveals the dark side of life on the Cape as the Brennan brothers struggle to become men. As their lives spiral out of control it becomes more difficult to obey the family motto Love one another and stick together. --Raffi Yessayan, best-selling author of Eight in the Box and Two in the Hat

As stark and haunting as its subject matter is the novel explores themes from addiction to grief, fear of failure to fear of success T.M. Murphy and Seton Murphy have struck that often elusive balance: their story tackles the darker side of human life in a book that is terrifically fun to read. The lack of pretense in the prose and the laugh-out-loud humor make The Running Waves practically impossible to put down. Sympathetic in all their imperfections, the characters of Silver Shores will linger in readers minds long after the satisfying clap of the closing novel, and with its visual imagery, page-turning pace and punchy dialogue, film buffs will love the cinematic quality of the book. --Julia Cox, Freelance writer for The Cape Cod Times and NewEnglandFilm.com

From the Back Cover

It's the summer o 1994. O.J. Simpson is chased in his white Bronco, the Beastie Boys have just released Ill Communication, and the Major League Baseball strike is looming. For 19-year-old Colin Brennan living in Silver Shores Cape Cod, summertime should be one of the best times of his young life. But the beautiful scenery is instead a constant reminder of what happened last year. Colin is haunted by the memory of a tragic accident that took the lives of his two best friends, in a book about grief, baseball, brotherly relationships, and the thorny road to redemption.

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  • File Size: 744 KB
  • Print Length: 279 pages
  • Publisher: Publishing Works, Inc. (August 11, 2011)
  • Publication Date: August 11, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005H2HDXI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #323,039 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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