Jake takes place during one of the single most powerfully shaping times in a person's life secondary education. Through the metaphor of the utopian and fictitious St. Stephen's Episcopal School, author Arch Montgomery shows us how our humanity can only be fully realized through other humans. The book depicts three deaths and one near-fatal disease while simultaneously tracking the rebirth of Jake, the titular and main character. He moves from a transparent "only-good-as-I-have-to-be" mentality to a lifestyle of excellence ...

Jake 2004, Bancroft Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781890862312

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