What's Wrong [NOOK Book]

Overview

In this short story a young man is the accidental witness to a rape, unknown to perpetrators and victim. The young man flees and needs to figure out where he stands but his moral compass has to be re-calibrated. The resetting of his true north happens on an unexpected way.

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What's Wrong

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Overview

In this short story a young man is the accidental witness to a rape, unknown to perpetrators and victim. The young man flees and needs to figure out where he stands but his moral compass has to be re-calibrated. The resetting of his true north happens on an unexpected way.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011261602
  • Publisher: Jose R. Rodriguez
  • Publication date: 4/8/2011
  • Series: Short stories , #3
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 65 KB

Meet the Author

Biography

I was Born in Caracas, Venezuela to Spanish parents. I came to the U.S. in 1980 to study; my parents were glad to buy me a one-way ticket and helped me pack my bags. B.S in Aeronautical Engineering and M.S in Aerospace Engineering. Since then I have worked as an engineer and a computer programmer in the structural timber industry. I'm a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado.
I used to skydive until I busted a knee in my 985th jump. I took up bicycling and now I'm an avid mountain biker having busted a few body parts and cracked a few helmets on rocky, steep Colorado trails. I enjoy cross country riding at night and down hilling at ski resorts during the summer days. I race BMX. I used to fly small airplanes but let private license expire because it got expensive.

Publishing Credits

Published work: “The Tomato King,” Summer 1994, Saint Joseph’s Magazine, Jersey City, NJ. “Guacaipuro’s Gold,” Vol. 7, No. 2, Chiricu, Indiana State University, Bloomington, In. “Moonstruck,” Spring 1995, Saint Joseph’s Magazine, Jersey. “Old Tales,” No. 18, 1995, Latino Stuff Review, Miami, Fl. “Tramps,” New Texas 95, University of North Texas, Denton, Tx. Winner of the 1995 Betty Greene Fiction Award. “El Norteno,” August 1996, Hispanic Magazine OnLine, America On Line. “Pedro Orozco,” October 1996, Hispanic Magazine OnLine, America On Line, winner of their first literary contest. Has written six unpublished novels in the past few years . Winner of the 2010 Dirt Rag magazine literary contest with "King of the hill" short story (see October issue).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2011

    Something that must plague the author

    A bit too dark for my taste

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2013

    good book

    Ali was an Arab and they don't take showers to much. They don't speak good Spanish. He was doing his business in a shrub but their was a car that was passing by him. The girl in the car got out and she was holding a beverage can in her hand. The two boys were drinking beer and Ali knew them from high school that he worked as a janitor. The boys were pinning down this girl's face against the hood of their car. These boys were now having sex with this girl. I enjoyed this novel. ShelleyMA

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