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Meet Author Peter Rush
November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Author Peter Rush will be launching his novel, Wild World, with us. Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War and the protest era of the early 1970s, a gripping novel of power, corruption, injustice, courage, and hope–and one tenacious young man whose determination to overturn the system holds unexpected consequences for his own life.
In the spring of 1970, Steve Logan, like thousands of other college students across America, takes to the streets to protest authority and the Vietnam War. Fueled by a strong sense of moral justice, he wants to make the world better–a belief his girlfriend Roxy, a medical student, passionately shares. Weeks before his graduation from Brown, Steve’s life is upended when National Guard troops kill four students at Kent State University. Then, he meets a reform-minded cop from New York City who convinces Steve that to change the system, he has to get involved. Peter S. Rush is a graduate of Brown University and has a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Florida. He was a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, Peace Corps volunteer, and a police officer. He is currently CEO of a global management firm.