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Against the Grain

By: Phil M. Williams
Narrated by: Tristan Wright, Sarah Grace Wright, GraceWright Productions
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A tyrannical high school principal. A young anarchist with nothing left to lose. One way or another, this place is going down.

Matt Moyer is an orphaned teen growing up on a primitive farm in the Pennsylvania coal region. He's homeschooled by his eccentric and philosophical great-uncle, who's a stickler for logic, reason, and intellectual honesty. Despite his uncle's reverence for veracity, inconsistencies arise regarding the old man's shady past and the teen's parents.

Through a harrowing sequence of events, Matt is forced to attend a public school. The feral teen finds it difficult to cope with the hypocrisy, propaganda, and misinformation that adults and children so readily accept. Faced with the possibility of expulsion, arrest, and ostracism, he must make a choice. Will he choose the easy lie or the hard truth?

Adult language and sexual content. Beware of spoilers in the reviews.

©2015 Phil M. Williams (P)2018 Phil M. Williams

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Fun and thought Provoking

This was a fun read that really makes you think about how we live and what is lawful and what is moral. It’s not to heavy and moves at a good pace.