- May 3, 2016
-- Los Angeles-based independent book publisher Rare Bird Books (http://www.rarebirdbooks.com)
has announced the October 2016 publication of Doug Cooper's The Investment Club
along with the paperback release of his award-winning debut novel, Outside In
.The Investment Club
is about five broken people who meet at a blackjack table at the El Cortez Casino (http://elcortezhotelcasino.com)
in downtown Vegas and discover the greatest return comes from gambling on one another.Outside In
outside-in/) is about a teacher who loses his job after a student dies in his classroom of an overdose on the parents' pain medication and escapes to the island community of Put-in-Bay in Lake Erie, discovering identity can't be found or fabricated but emerges from within when one has the courage to let go.
Doug Cooper (http://bycooper.com)
is the author of the award-winning Outside In. Always searching, he has traveled to over twenty countries on five continents, exploring the contradictions between what we believe and how we act in the pursuit of truth, beauty, and love. Originally from Port Clinton, Ohio, he has also called St. Louis, Detroit, New York, Oslo, Norway, and Las Vegas home. He now lives in Cleveland and will be releasing The Investment Club in October 2016.