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Alexi Zentner

Biography

Alexi Zentner

Alexi Zentner is the award-winning author of THE LOBSTER KINGS and TOUCH. His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Tin House, Glimmer Train and The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008, among others. He lives with his family in Ithaca, New York.

Alexi Zentner

Books by Alexi Zentner

by Alexi Zentner - Fiction

Jessup's stepfather gave him almost everything good in his life --- a sober mother, a sister, a sense of home and the game of football. But during the years that David John spent in prison for his part in a brutal hate crime, Jessup came to realize that his stepfather is also a source of lethal poison for his family. Now it's Jessup's senior year, and all he wants to do is lay low until he can accept one of the football scholarships that will be his ticket out of town. So when his stepfather is released from prison, Jessup is faced with an impossible choice: condemn the man who saved his family or accept his part in his family's legacy of bigotry. Before he can choose a side, Jessup will cause a terrible accident and cover it up --- a mistake with the power to ruin them all.