Author James Ross


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Copyright 2014 © Author James Ross 

The collection of books by James Ross is for the avid reader. They are delivered from Prairie Winds Golf Course which sits high atop the Mississippi river bluffs east of St. Louis.

finish line     (A Realistic Fiction Book)


About


After getting caught committing a petty act of vandalism, two teenage boys land summer jobs at Prairie Winds Golf Course on the east side of St. Louis.  Follow the adventures of Justin Ventimiglia and Keith Puccio as they explore a slice of life that they never knew existed.  Observe the special relationship between adolescent boys, a cast of grown golfing misfits, and a young man battling the demons of cancer.


Explore the heart-wrenching relationship between an impressionable child and a pseudo Big Brother.  Witness the summertime ride of the two youths in a poignant story about life and death.  See them as they develop a love for the game of golf and apply those lessons to the challenges of life.


Experience the reactions of Justin and Keith to the vices of the world such as drinking, smoking, and gambling and watch how their knowledge molds their character.  Take the journey with them as they battle a dysfunctional family situation, exposure to a life-threatening disease, and the vices of the world as they live a summer to remember.