William Snyder was born, raised and educated in Philadelphia. He began teaching secondary school English before becoming a computer programmer and consultant. He returned to teaching Computer Systems Management and Programming at university before following his dream to travel and become a writer. He has been published in a variety of e-zines and literary/technology journals. His short story "La Mujer del Ojos Negros" appears in "29; An Anthology of Memoirs and Short Stories by Emerging Writers." He currently resides in Merida, Mx.
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About the Book
|When 16-year-old Jim Collins' basketball dreams start coming true, his path takes some unexpected turns. When 1959 becomes 1960 Jim's conformity morphs to rebellion. Collins learns that growing up in Philadelphia did not prepare him for life on-the-run as a self-exiled son in Miami. He's been taught to win and lose but doesn't know why. James Joyce, Bill Evans, and Henri Matisse become his new teachers. Has Jim's luck run out before his life as an artist begins.|
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