Home » Stomp by Nicholas van Pelt
Stomp Nicholas van Pelt

Stomp

Nicholas van Pelt

Published
ISBN : 9780312865252
Hardcover
288 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

It is autumn, 1957, the age of innocence, but change is afoot. In the great cities, people speak of Camus, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and his slow, persistent wind of fate that blows from the dark horizon of the future. In the halfMoreIt is autumn, 1957, the age of innocence, but change is afoot. In the great cities, people speak of Camus, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and his slow, persistent wind of fate that blows from the dark horizon of the future. In the half desert of Northeastern Oregon, high school seniors Ray and Angie explore Existentialism and each other.But lurking behind them is Billy, star of the high school football team. Billy has tried to rape Angie, but only Ray believes her. And someone has been raping women over several counties. The police cannot act against the football hero without proof.Ray and Angie see the inevitable showdown coming. They know the police cant help. Bravely, they enter into the existential responsibilities of choice and confront Billy themselves.Forty years later, their choices come back to haunt