Louisville, KY, October 16, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Author Gary Beck is proud to announce the release of his short story collection, "A Glimpse of Youth." "A Glimpse of Youth" follows the lives of three boys growing up in Brooklyn during the 1950s. The riveting book trailer for "A Glimpse of Youth" was revealed today on DGT Book Promotion news. In addition, Gary Beck shared a guest post article this week on the Reading and Writing Addiction blog about himself and the early start of his writing career. Gary’s article can be read at www.readinwritin.blogspot.com and the official book video trailer for A Glimpse of Youth can be viewed on YouTube.
About The Book
"A Glimpse of Youth" is a collection of stories about a boy who grew up in the 1950s, in Brooklyn. They explore his early teens when he is still innocent going camping with his two close friends. He joins a street gang to avoid being beaten by them. His life in the gang includes a camping trip with the gang that ends in disaster. Growing disillusionment with the gang leads to the three friends making a plan to leave the gang. One of them dies in an accident; and in the last story the boy is 18 years old, has left the gang, is going to college and experiences the huge loss of his first love.
Praise for A Glimpse of Youth:
“I like the characters. The setting was well captured. Nice job” - Noneuclidian Cafe Literary Magazine
About The Author
Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director. His book "The Conquest of Somalia" was published by Cervena Barva Press, "The Dance of Hate" was published by Calliope Nerve Media, "Material Questions" was published by Silkworms Ink, "Dispossessed" was published by Medulla Press and "Mutilated Girls" was published by Heavy Hands Ink. A collection of his poetry Days of Destruction was published by Skive Press. Another collection "Expectations" was published by Rogue Scholars press and "Dawn in Cities" was published by Winter Goose Publishing. "Assault on Nature™" will be published by Winter Goose Publishing. His novel "Extreme Change" was published by Cogwheel Press and "Acts of Defiance" was published by Artema Press. A collection of his short stories, "A Glimpse of Youth," was published by Sweatshoppe Publications. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway and has toured many colleges and outdoor performance venues.
"A Glimpse of Youth" is available at Amazon.com. To learn more about Gary Beck and "A Glimpse of Youth," visit www.garycbeck.com.