Extreme

Joan Gelfand (Author)
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Description

Hope Ellson is from the wrong side of the tracks, but her genius transcends class. When Hope joins FearToShred, a Silicon Valley extreme gaming startup, Hope's mission is to groom the scrappy company for prime time. Enter Doug Wiser, her very married ex. While the two work in tandem, nefarious forces are at work behind the scenes. Adding to the excitement of this thriller are the stars and heroes of surfing and skateboarding. With a keen eye on women in tech, business ethics and dangerous stunts, "Extreme" will leave you breathless.

Winner of the Cervena Barva and Chaffin Fiction Awards, Joan's work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, Rattle, Pank! The Meridien Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Chicken Soup for the Soul and over 200 literary journals, blogs and magazines.

A member of the National Book Critics Circle, Joan has worked for California Poets in the Schools, Poetry Out Loud, Chiat/Day Advertising and other Bay Area companies. She currently coaches writers and teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Product Details

Price
$21.95
Publisher
Blue Light Press
Publish Date
July 14, 2020
Pages
282
Dimensions
5.98 X 0.64 X 9.02 inches | 0.92 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781421836515
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About the Author

Joan Gelfand was the recipient of the Chaffin Fiction Award in 2005 for "Paris Blues Redux." Joan's story "The Art Critic" was shortlisted for the Carver Prize. A songwriter, producer, essayist and community organizer, Joan's work has been published on the web and in literary magazines around the world.