“That Year Off” by Fred G. Leebron

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Donald has gone to great lengths to decide his future, even lying about his age for a position in a psychiatric ward during his first year out of boarding school. When the deceit and his dangerous obsession overwhelm Donald’s sensibility, he realizes his future is no more certain than those of his patients’, and Donald soon finds himself under the care of his own coworkers.

That Year Off

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About the Author
Fred Leebron has published three novels, a short novel, and dozens of short stories; he has also co-edited a Norton anthology and co-authored a textbook. Awards for his writing include a Pushcart Prize and an O.Henry Award. He directs writing programs in Charlotte, Roanoke, Gettysburg and Latin America.
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