Eli’s Children

Bright College Years

by Gerard G. Nahum



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/30/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 596
ISBN : 9781480822900
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 596
ISBN : 9781480822917
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 596
ISBN : 9781480822924

About the Book

When an envelope arrives in the mail filled with letters of acceptance, congratulations, and salutations from Laurelton University, Joshua Clafston is transformed from someone quite ordinary into a blossoming prodigy. Now no longer a boy or even an adolescent, Josh finally takes the first step on the irrevocable road to manhood.

After he embarks on his journey into the unique, uncensored world of higher education, Josh is soon immersed in the uncertainties, angst, and exhilaration that accompany his academic demands and social obligations. While learning how to negotiate the line between pretension and maturity, he obtains sage advice on what to do when life does not turn out according to plan. Josh’s fellow students, who are intellectually curious, playful, politically active, and eccentric, help to shape his ideas, hopes, and perspectives on life. As Josh searches for grounding and truth in his Ivy League education, he grows and changes through experiences that include losing his innocence, discovering the steadfastness of true friendship, and realizing the limits of love.

Eli’s Children weaves together a tapestry of inspiration, purpose, friendship, justice, love, tolerance, and betrayal as a college student attempts to answer the age-old questions of life and learns to embrace the notion of love.

About the Author

Gerard G. Nahum relies on his experiences as an undergraduate, medical student, and professor at Yale, Stanford, and Duke Universities for inspiration. He is a physician with hobbies that include education, philosophy, sports, and aviation, with a particular interest in the theory of knowledge. He has previously published sixty scientific and medical articles as well as a book entitled Predicting the Future: Can We Do It? And If Not, Why Not?