Jeff Zentner
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Jeff Zentner

Jeff Zentner lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He came to writing through music, starting his creative life as a guitarist and eventually becoming a songwriter. He's released five albums and appeared on recordings with Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Thurston Moore, Debbie Harry, Mark Lanegan, and Lydia Lunch, among others.

Now he writes novels for young adults. He became interested in writing for young adults after volunteering at the Tennessee Teen Rock Camp and Southern Girls Rock Camp. As a kid, his parents would take him to the library and drop him off, where he would read until closing time. He worked at various bookstores through high school and college.

He speaks fluent Portuguese, having lived in the Amazon region of Brazil for two years.

Likes:

The words and (and concepts) "murmur," "petrichor," and "feuillemort"
Guitars
The American South
High-quality cable television dramas
Autumn
Baby elephants
Cast-iron skillets
Honeysuckle bushes

Dislikes:

Wasps
Man's inhumanity to man

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    • Goodbye Days

    • By: Jeff Zentner
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    Carver Briggs never thought a simple text would cause a fatal crash, killing his three best friends, Mars, Eli, and Blake. But now Carver can't stop blaming himself for the accident....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Text "car accident"

    • By Justin on 04-22-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Serpent King

    • By: Jeff Zentner
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch, Ariadne Meyers, Ethan Sawyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life - at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him to handle poisonous rattlesnakes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Once and future king

    • By Justin on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee

    • By: Jeff Zentner
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every Friday night, best friends Delia and Josie become hosts of the campy creature-feature show Midnite Matinee on the local cable station TV Six. But with the end of senior year quickly approaching, the girls face tough decisions about their futures....

    Regular price: $38.50

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