|About the Book|
Frat Brats is the third novel of a coming of age trilogy started by Black Leather and Blue Denim, A 50s Novel and The Great Teen Fruit War, A 1960 Novel. In Frat Brats J. W. attends a South Jersey teachers college and prepares for a professionalMoreFrat Brats is the third novel of a coming of age trilogy started by Black Leather and Blue Denim, A 50s Novel and The Great Teen Fruit War, A 1960 Novel. In Frat Brats J. W. attends a South Jersey teachers college and prepares for a professional life in the real economic world. Soon he and his friends join an off-campus non-sanctioned fraternity Lambda Phi Sigma, and thats when the freshmans life suddenly becomes very interesting and conflict-oriented. The Lambda Phis must respond to dangerous incidents and harassment perpetuated by two established rival male fraternities, the Delta Alpha Omegas and the Tau Kappa Epsilons, which have the endorsement and support of the college deans. Conflict soon escalates into life-threatening hazing. J.W. obtains the assistance of an old high school friend Goose Restuccio, the son of a New Jersey Mafia kingpin who aids the Lambdas in their struggles against the school administration and against the two competing favored fraternities. Frat Brats combines action/adventure with romance and many surprising developments among very interesting characters in the culturally dynamic and historically explosive time setting of 1961-65. J.W. and his fellow Lambdas manage to survive several kidnappings, unique hostage situations, snakes, manure pits, diving horses, Brahma bulls, bucking broncos, an exciting boat chase, moving train caboose initiation boardings, a daring panty raid, a nudist colony and a fantastic Florida spring break along with a series of other imaginative ordeals to finally graduate and then help the Lambda Phis fight the Second Battle of Salamis against the formidable rich-kid Delta Alpha Omegas to bring closure to the ongoingfraternity war. Frat Brats is definitely adult literature featuring adult language and content and has been exclusively written for a mature reading audience.