From Away

From Away Cover

From Away

By David Carkeet

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781590203040, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2010

As Denny tries to unravel the mystery, he struggles to hide his true identity from Homer's increasingly suspicious circle of family and friends, including Homer's prickly girlfriend. In Denny, Carkeet has crafted a fast- talking bumbler whose instinct for survival will face the ultimate challenge, with readers cheering him on all the way..

About the Author
Carkeet teaches linguistics and creative writing at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.