Told from the point of view of a 19-year-old man who just got kicked out of college and now works for his father’s newspaper; This book tells the story of a reclusive, obsessive reporter and the summer he spends researching a story in his home town in rural Florida. The 19-year-old is the reporter’s younger brother and is hired to be his driver while he and his writing partner are in town.
I wanted to read this book before seeing the movie that has just been released. This book held me from the first chapter. I found the story to be engaging and fast-paced with a little humor thrown in. Although I didn’t like the ending all that much, it was pretty realistic.