Three of Chris Ernest Hall's works of fiction are compiled in one volume. Collected Works includes:
Something Interesting to Read: A collection of his short stories written from 1988 to 1992,... More > including “Television Set,” “Andy Warhol's Sister,” “Something Interesting to Watch,” and “Notes From the Moscow Film World.”
Therapy: A Screenplay: When Herbert and Lois begin a therapy program that has them creating a television show about their marriage, they could never imagine that their tapes would end up on community access television. Soon, unwanted fame threaten to tear their family apart in this comedy set in the late 80s.
Notes For a Future Novel: A coming of age tale set at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the early days of the 1990s, this novel tells the story of Michael, an alienated freshman in love with his literature TA, Helen. Help comes in the form of Tim, who offers to guide Michael through Santa Cruz and to his beloved Helen, who just happens to be Tim’s best friend.< Less
Celebrated Summer is a unique and moving coming of age story set during the summer of 1989 in the seaside university town of Santa Zita, California. Intellectual partier Tim Page has just finished... More > his sophomore year of college and decided to stay in Santa Zita for the summer.
His goal: fall in love. He gets a job at a movie theater where he meets a curious cast of locals, including Caleb, the antic assistant manager; his ex-girlfriend, the perpetually stoned August; and their friend April, who seems perfect for Tim in every way–except she’s still in high school. As his feelings for April grow, he is drawn into a conspiracy that threatens to change the course of his life forever.
Described as “Marcel Proust meets Bret Easton Ellis” and “Clerks as written by E. M. Forster,” CELEBRATED SUMMER is a hilarious, poignant, and sometimes heart-breaking tale of lost innocence, obsession, and the price we must all pay to make our dreams come true.< Less