by Scott Driscoll
Release Date: October 2013
Publisher: Coffeetown Press
$13.95, 6x9 Trade Paperback, 236 pp.
A man visits the Czech Republic to find his half-sister and uncovers family skeletons.
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“Moving, powerful, and compulsively readable, Better You Go Home is the unforgettable story of a man's journey to save his own life, and how he discovers himself along the way.”
—Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain
“Scott Driscoll delivers. His debut novel has the pace of a thriller and the grace of a literary novel. Although international in scope, the story has an intimate quality and it captivates our hearts.”
—Bharti Kirchner, author of Darjeeling and Tulip Season.
“Better You Go Home is at once an immigrant story, a medical thriller, and a tale of love. Driscoll keeps all the skeins taut in his hand.”
—Kathryn Trueblood, author of The Baby Lottery and winner of the Goldenberg Prize for Fiction
Scott Driscoll, an award-winning instructor, holds an MFA from the University of Washington and has been teaching creative writing for the University of Washington Extension for seventeen years.
7 Society of Professional Journalists awards, most recently in 2009 for social issues reporting, and including best education reporting and general reporting 2004. His narrative essay about his daughter's coming of age was cited in the Best American Essays, 1998, and while in the MFA program, he won the University of Washington's Milliman Award for Fiction (1989).
The author’s feature articles, short stories, and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals and magazines.
The author won the Educational Outreach award for Excellence in Teaching in the Arts and Humanities in 2006.
The World of Ink Network will be touring Debut Author Scott Driscoll’s riveting literary fiction and medical thriller, Better You Go Home through October and December 2013.
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