Meet Author J.R. Rice

Welcome J.R. Rice to the shop-- his debut work for young adults grapples with inherited trauma, mental health, and the burden of race in this coming-of-age story in the Bay Area.
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ISBN: 9781957893563
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Published: Jonathan Rice - June 11th, 2024

Jonah Tarver, a troubled Oakland teenager grappling with his parents' troubled marriage, his own mental disorder, and the weight of his best friend's death, embarks on a desperate quest to find meaning in life.