Author Ron Hutchinson, will be on virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book, promoting his young adult book during March 2013.
If you would like to review the book or have the author appear at your blog with a guest post provided to you, please contact Rebecca at her email, Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org Spots are available until the tour is full.
About Voices of the Locusts
From his deathbed, 81-year-old Jack O’Brien reveals to his grandson the existence of a long-forgotten story he wrote as a teenager years earlier while living in Japan. The 16-year-old grandson finds the story in an old footlocker in his grandfather’s attic, and spends days pouring over the real-life account. Set at a U.S. military base in rural Japan in 1948, and playing out against a backdrop of swirling post-War social change, Jack’s Voices of the Locusts tells the story of three families—one black, one white, one Asian. The story also recounts Jack’s love for a Japanese girl, Fujiko Kobaysi, who has been promised in marriage by her parents to an older man. Told in vivid and sometimes haunting detail, Jack and Fujiko are frustrated in their romantic quest by story characters coming to terms (often violently) with the emotional scars of World War II. (The content of this novel depicts violence, and is recommended for mature young adults.)
View Ron’s webpage www.ron-hutchison-novels.com