Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly

Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly

By Conrad Wesselhoeft

Harcourt Brace and Company, Hardcover, 9780544232693, 341pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014


Seventeen year-old dirt-bike-riding daredevil Arlo Santiago catches the eye of the U.S. military with his first-place ranking on a video game featuring drone warfare, and must reconcile the work they want him to do with the emotional scars he has suffered following a violent death in his family. "Adios, Nirvana" author Conrad Wesselhoeft, takes readersfrom the skies over war-torn Pakistan to the dustyarroyos of New Mexico's outback in this young adult novel about daring to live in the wake of unbearable loss.

About the Author
Conrad Wesselhoeft lives with his three children and a big, grinning poodle named Django, in West Seattle.