Watson's God

Watson's God

by Gene Brewer

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Watson's God by Gene Brewer

Alan Watson is born and grows up during the 1940s in a small Midwestern town. When his little brother is penectomized in a bus station restroom, and his girlfriend falls into a coma following a botched abortion, he concludes that God is punishing him for his mistakes. This belief follows him through college and graduate school (from which he drops out), his life on a commune with his college sweetheart, and becoming a novelist after settling down with her in Chicago. He finally drives her away with his fear of having a child, but eventually, comes to grips with his relationships with Melanie, his family, and his God.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781425718923
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 02/22/2007
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Gene Brewer was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana. He obtained a B.A. (chemistry) from DePauw University and a Ph.D. (biochemistry) from the University of Wisconsin, and studied DNA replication and cell division at UW, St. Jude Children�s Research Hospital, and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Brewer is the author of the acclaimed K-PAX trilogy; the memoir Creating K-PAX; a mystery novel, Murder on Spruce Island; a courtroom drama, Wrongful Death; an illustrated novel, Ben and I; a mainstream novel, Watson�s God; K-PAX IV: A New Visitor from the Constellation Lyra; the political satire, the American Way; and most recently, K-PAX Redux: A Play, A Screenplay, and a Report. He lives with his wife and mixed-breed dog in New York, Vermont, and New Brunswick. Hobbies include cosmology, jogging, music, and reading.

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