Grown Fast and Hard

Grown Fast and Hard

James Calore

James Calore

Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West."Sherman Zahd" is an antiwar satire set in San Francisco schools in the early days of the Iraq War. The story is loosely based on Sheherezade. The humor is closely based on George Bush and the like. The story has previously appeared in Mobius, Write Side Up, and Pulse. The author appreciates the opportunity to expand the story's reach by furnishing a free ebook edition to kind readers.
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