JOURNAL OF A UFO INVESTIGATOR
BY DAVID HALPERIN
Against the backdrop of the troubled 1960s, this coming-of-age novel weaves together a compelling psychological drama and vivid outer space fantasy. Danny Shapiro is an isolated teenager living with a dying mother, a hostile father, and without friends. To cope, Danny forges a reality of his own, which includes the sinister “Three Men in Black,” mysterious lake creatures with insect-like carapaces, a beautiful young seductress and thief with whom Danny falls in love, and an alien/human love child who—if only Danny can keep her alive—will redeem the planet. As Danny’s fictional world blends seamlessly with his day-to-day life, profound questions about what is real and what is imagined begin to arise. As the hero in his alien landscape, will Danny find the strength to deal with his real life, to stand up to demons both real and imagined?
Told with heart, humor, and intellect, Journal of a UFO Investigator will delight readers through every twist and turn and leave them wanting more from this remarkable new voice.
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