New Moving and Unforgettable Tale Subtly Illuminates Life

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This tragically bittersweet story by H.C. Turner is somehow a dark but also comedic look at substance abuse, abnormal family dynamics, and the search for one’s truth in life

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An intricately detailed plot told via effortless and masterful storytelling makes up H.C. Turner’s Six Feet Off The Ground. This latest offering from the author should not be read in one sitting alone; each well-crafted sentence and paragraph should be lingered upon by the reader. By doing so, they will find themselves sifting through the pages of a moving and unforgettable tale.

Six Feet Off the Ground is the story of aging, hall-of-fame rock star, Ed Dorris, who is on the run from the authorities and his past, but he soon finds that there is no escape upon discovering that he has a son he never knew about. In his alcoholic haze and dementia from many hard years on the road, Ed has problems determining the real from the imagined, especially in his quest to be a good father to a newly-discovered son.

This tragically bittersweet story is somehow a dark but also comedic look at substance abuse, abnormal family dynamics, and the search for one’s truth in life. Turner is very adept in unveiling the intricacies of his characters, from their reflections to relationships to their emotional reactions to sudden turn of events. Six Feet Off The Ground is a work of fiction that illuminates the challenges of life and presents hopefulness for the future.

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About the Author
H. C. Turner was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on July 4, 1971. As a history major at Wittenberg University in Ohio in the early 1990s, he began writing poetry and short essays as a personal outlet for creative expression. His love of the creative process led him to a career in the music industry, where he has been involved in publishing, management, and records since 1997. He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Jennifer and three sons. He enjoys time with his family, participating in any outdoor activity that can be done without shoes, and collecting quirky, vintage European automobiles.

Six Feet Off The Ground * by H.C. Turner
Publication Date: July 18, 2012
Trade Paperback; $20.99; 147 pages; 978-1-4771-2920-3
Trade Hardback; $30.99; 147 pages; 978-1-4771-2921-0

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