and Daniel have been inseparable throughout their adolescence. When
Daniel is no longer there to provide his customary encouragement and
support, Marcus goes through a series of personal crises, the sum of
which cause him to experience an emotional breakdown. Running away
from all of the heartache in his life, Marcus sets out on a
cross-country journey of self discovery, following in the footsteps
of his personal hero, Neal Cassady. It’s 1967, and the Hippies of
Haight Ashbury have replaced the Beatniks of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the
Road’. Hoping to find himself, Marcus instead loses himself in the
fast-paced world of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll during the Summer of
This coming of age story,
set in the Sixties, offers an updated Hippie era parallel to Jack
Kerouac’s anthem of the Beat generation.
About the Author:
Glen Rothe has written numerous short
stories, and has been primarily published in that genre.
Prior to settling into a successful business career, Glen had
the unique experience of living in Haight Ashbury in San Francisco.
Glen is the
recipient of the prestigious ‘Weber Award’, won as a freshman in
high school. The award, presented by Martin Weber, D.D.S, consisted of a dollar and a toothbrush, and was
for excellence in short story writing.
Glen's first book, published in early 2014, is
his novel Hashbury,
which is based, in part, on his own experiences living in Haight
available from Amazon Books. Click on the cover, to go to
the book's page at Amazon.com.
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