Adam has his own issue to come to term with the reality of having two dads. His family is a good and steady one, he is a privileged kid, with a wealthy background and plenty of possibilities in the future. He is loved and spoiled, in a word, he is a brat. Like every teenager his own age, he goes through the step when he has to rebel against authority, and he picks the only weak point of his perfect family, the lack of a mother and the presence of two father. And of course, him being a jock, strong and masculine, he finds his trouble in Jeff, his more feminine father. But when the same Adam falls in love for a boy pretty much a little replica of Jeff, he has to reconsider his prejudices on his dads’ relationship.
I think the real problem for Adam is that he was starting to realize he was too much like his father Jeff, the nerd parent, and not really like Brett, the jock. Adam thinks that is due to the fact Jeff is really the housekeeper, the one who brought them up, while Brett is always out at work, he is the cool dad who comes along only when it’s time to play. Adam wants to be like Brett, but inside he knows he is more like Jeff, and at 15 years old, he doesn’t like that.
Very good novel, as I said, it’s well plotted, planned and weighted.
Amazon: Another Dumb Jock
Amazon Kindle: Another Dumb Jock
Paperback: 218 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 22, 2012)
Series: Dumb Jock
1) Dumb Jock: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/659568.html
2) Another Dumb Jock
Reading List: http://www.librarything.com/catalog_bott
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