J. Adams Oaks

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Left alone for days on end, twelve-and-a-half-year-old Wyatt Reaves burns down the family house. His parents lose everything, but Wyatt’s favorite uncle, Spade, whisks him away to “safety.” Spade sees potential in the boy—to earn money—in the bare-fist fight racket. As the two travel across America for the next six years, living off Wyatt’s earnings and the goodness of ladyfriends, Wyatt begins to search for who he really is . . . and to realize who he isn’t.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I write to ease the passing of time --Borge

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Procrastination

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Dying before I write down all I have to say.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Oh, my gosh. If I could only have the freedom to write every day and not worry about the bills. Okay, I'll throw in a vacation home as well. Why not.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I wouldn't mind being an animal for a little while, like a swallow or a dolphin. But just a little while...

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