Forthcoming October 2017 with Outpost 19

Launch/Book Signing/Reading at Porter Square Books in Cambridge on October 4 at 7pm

October 20 at Desiron  7pm, 200 Lexington Ave., New York, NY

October 21 at The Bookworm 3-5pm Bernardsville, NJ

Check out the cool new trailer: here

From The Publisher: This is not your average New Jersey childhood: a circus tiger attack, a schoolmate’s abduction, heartbreaking addicts, and a blind bad-ass granny.  Scott Loring Sanders’ suburban adolescence overflowed with perils: bone-crushing water slides, hitchhiking serial killers, a chilling collision in a ’71 Impala. From his tough, complex father to Sanders’ own reckoning of fatherhood and alcohol, SURVIVING JERSEY is a tour-de-force exploration of the risks that shaped a generation’s youth.

Childhood is precarious, and so are families, and apparently so is the Garden State. Scott Loring Sanders’ Surviving Jersey brings all of these perilous locations vividly to life in an absorbing amalgam of ravenous tigers, crazy coincidences, memorable characters, and human folly. A good read for anyone from New Jersey, or anyone seeking a few compelling reasons to steer clear. –Dinty W. Moore, author of Between Panic & Desire

SURVIVING JERSEY is an amusement park of riches, and Scott Sanders is your brave, big-hearted tour guide, leading the way through a series of unforgettably madcap adventures. Exuberant, gritty, and laugh-out-loud funny, this book is one for the ages. –Matthew Vollmer, author of Gateway to Paradise

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