The Big Scratch is a first novel by Peter DiTomaso that blends tongue in cheek excitement with the stylistic prose of a more sophisticated novel. Meet Nicky Paterson. Heas an average guy, living an average life. His middle class existence in a suburban Connecticut town would be the envy of most until it all comes crashing down. A bitter divorce and custody trial made worse by his escalating addiction to alcohol sets Nicky on a course of personal destruction. Enter Tawny. Sheas a beautiful and mysterious girl who comes to Connecticut out of nowhere. Sheas a girl that takes Nickyas mind off the hell heas been through. But sheas a girl with her own demons. On the run from her lover and maniacal west coast mob boss, Tawny entangles Nicky in a scheme to cheat the state lottery. Itas a scheme that will change their lives forever. The Big Scratch is a story of everyday human existence intertwined with a fast paced plot, seasoned with just the right amount of sex, violence, mayhem, and human redemption. Contemporary references will keep the casual reader occupied without alienating the sophisticated reader wanting to deeply feel the emotional struggles of the main characters.A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG blonde sat in a rented, yellow Nissan 350Z, across the street from Nickya#39;s apartment. ... gloss, red painted fingernails on one hand, tapped the steering wheel to the beat ofa techno hip-hop song playing on the radio.
|Title||:||The Big Scratch|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2010-01-21|