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In the Wild Light

By Jeff Zentner

Life in a small Tennessee town is not easy. Cash lost his mother to an opioid addiction and his Papaw is dying slowly from emphysema. Dodging drug dealers and watching out for his smart but troubled best friend, Delaney, is second nature to Cash. But when Delaney manages to secure both of them full scholarships to an elite school in Connecticut, Cash will have to grapple with his need to protect and love Delaney, and his fears about abandoning his old life. From the award-winning author of The Serpent King comes a beautiful story of grief, found family, and young love.

  • A heartbreaking novel about first love, bereavement and breaking through barriers
  • Jeff Zentner's first three novels have been widely acclaimed. The Serpent King won the American Library Association Morris Award for best debut YA, the Elizabeth Walden Book Award for YA fiction and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal
  • Jeff Zentner's previous books have been praised by Rainbow Rowell, Jennifer Niven, Becky Abertalli, Nicola Yoon and have appeared on numerous Best Book lists including Buzzfeed, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly and Barnes & Noble.

About the author

Jeff Zentner was a singer-songwriter and guitarist who released five albums and appeared on recordings with Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, and Debbie Harry. He is now an appellate attorney for the State of Tennessee and lives in Nashville with his wife and son. He wrote his debut novel The Serpent King in a month, writing on his mobile phone on his commute and at night, weekends and lunchtimes between court cases.

ISBN: 9781839130847
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 6, 2021
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 432pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $18.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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