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Fiction Literary


by (author) David Zimmerman

Anvil Press
Initial publish date
May 2002
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    May 2002
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'Socket' tells the gripping tale of Ronald Percy, an international aid worker who travels to Ethiopia to assist with an irrigation project for the African Development Organization. Upon arrival, he is unable to locate his agents or company representatives, and soon finds himself enmeshed in a web of bureaucracy and state corruption. 'Socket' was selected as the Grand Winner from over 400 entries in the 2001 International 3-Day Novel-Writing Contest." The language is vivid and economical, and the plot charges ahead with relentless momentum." - Broken Pencil"The story is so tightly written that you can't put it down." - Giest MagazineWinner 2001 3-Day Novel-Writing Contest

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David Zimmerman grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and later studied film at Emerson College in Boston. He studied creative writing for three years in Tuscaloosa, Alabama before heading for New York City, where he worked as a publicist for St. Martin's Press. He now divides his time between teaching abroad (Brazil and Ethiopia) and living and working in Savannah, Georgia. A later draft of an earlier 3-Day Novel submission won Mr. Zimmerman the 2001 Quarterly West novella contest.

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