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AMERICAN SHOOTER: AMID THE VIOLENCE OF WAR, THERE IS by Jon Stevens Alon

By Jon Stevens Alon

AMERICAN SHOOTER is a powerfully emotional father-son courting saga approximately an absentee Pulitzer profitable wrestle photographer father, remodeled and lowered over the years from an idealist to a burned-out under the influence of alcohol, who, regardless of the brilliance of his paintings documenting the anguish of the civilian populations stuck within the crossfire of conflict, had did not make a distinction altering the area with the lens of his digital camera, and is hence made up our minds to deter his son from following in his footsteps. A father who seeks forgiveness, an conceited, green with envy, rebellious son who lacks the adulthood to forgive, and is decided to keep on with his existence course as a wrestle photojournalistic, surroundings the degree for a strong emotional fight among the daddy and son, each one anchored within the fact in their conflicting values. Warned via his father that every one he represents to an area woman is a price ticket up north, in defiance, the son falls in love and may pay a value, yet amid the violence and tragedy of a brutal civil battle in significant the US, there's forgiveness, passionate yet tragic old flame, and finally, redemption prior to it's too past due.

Jon used to be encouraged to put in writing the booklet, that is according to his IN MY FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS © screenplay, simply because he by no means had a dating along with his father, and not advised his dad that he enjoyed him. His father was once a decent and tough operating stable guy who misplaced Jon's mother correct after she gave start to him, which should have devastated his father who had enjoyed her tremendously. His dad married a divorced girl and mom to a baby 4 years Jon's senior. The stepmother used to be merciless either to Jon and his father. Jon resented his father for now not status as much as this brutal evil girl while she beat him as a baby, and abused him as teenager. Following one grotesque incident, Jon informed his dad that he hated him ahead of completely operating clear of domestic on the age of sixteen. As an grownup, Jon learned his father's challenge in lifestyles eager to offer him with a mom, and in time Jon got here to remorse by no means having attempted to appreciate the ache his dad used to be residing with. yet so much of all, Jon was once pressured through the guilt of now not telling his pain father that he enjoyed him, as imperfect a dad that he was once. AMERICAN SHOOTER is Jon's homage to the misplaced dating along with his dad, and devoted to the reminiscence of his appealing mom, who he by no means had the chance to fulfill because of her untimely passing on the age of 27.

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