The following are selected passages from
An Authentic Derivative, my debut novel. These select passages are provided courtesy of the author, for your convenience. Mine them for what you wish, but only the novel can give you the full experience of the story as told by narrator Neil Oberlin.
1o Reasons to Read , A Novel By Caleb Coy: An Authentic Derivative
It’s SO Indie right now!The author is publishing it himself.
The author used IndieGoGo to raise funds!The book was funded by a community of readers.
It will increase your vocabulary!It has words like
obsequious, mendacious, and premonitory.
It includes art by Nashville resident and graphic artist Bud Thomas!
Not just on the cover, but in the pages themselves
It features Wilco, Nick Cave, Jack White, The Decembrists, Radiohead, Ben Kweller, Modest Moust, and other band names references throughout!
The author was inspired by writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Donald Miller, J.D. Salinger, Woody Allen, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Foster Wallace!
The story explores the struggles of millennials to live authentic, meaningful lives amidst the shifting values and conflicting scenes they occupy!
Character analyze relationships to a degree that you might learn something about the person you’re dating!
It’s pretty short. Like it’s not a real big commitment. This isn’t War and Peace we’re talking about.
You get to make fun of hipsters! Check it out! Read the first seven pages for free!
Purchase the book now
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