Will Hoke was born into money but now, two years out of college, he doesn't have any idea what he wants to do with his life. Being young and single in Dallas has its advantages, and Will and his buddies have a life of leisure and wild nightlife, but this display of irresponsibility does not go unnoticed by their fathers, especially Will's controlling dad.
When he sees the possibility that he can be cut off financially. Motivated primarily by the need to prove himself to his father, his lost love, and his own need for personal redemption, Will gets his epiphany. With a billion dollar idea, and help from his friends, they will bring riches to the world and to themselves.
Though Will and his friends desire to remain anonymous in spite of their success, the world wants to know who they are. Although remote and seemingly untouchable, authority does have its reach, and the sea has eyes, even on "The Island."
|Publisher:||Larry Czerwonka Company|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)|
About the Author
He left home to run track at the collegiate level but admits that he realized his freshman year he was only a stud in one county but he was no longer in that county. He figured if "he couldn't beat 'em, he could manage 'em." He has traveled four continents and over 40 countries representing Olympic athletes and world champions. A former sports reporter and magazine columnist, he loves to convey a story.
Eventually, Troy gave up sports management claiming 40 weeks of travel a year was "going to keep me single, and Texas had too many beautiful women for that to happen." He continued to act as consultant for events and federations but his creative side began to take over. Perhaps it was in his blood, Troy is distantly related to another author named John Grisham.
He did eventually meet Debbie Arzola, a former national class distance runner and they married in 2005. They have a son, Joseph and two dogs.
Troy is also a songwriter, history fan and amateur genealogist.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Epic. Call it a freshman effort gone right. It has been some time since I read a book that I could visualize as clearly as I did with the Money Island. Not certain if it was intentional but author provide an array of twists and turns worthy of major attention. It is a quick read but worth all four stars and probably should be given a fifth. I smiled a wicked smile when I finished the book feeling the sense of accomplishment the lead character must have felt.