More Than Kin

More Than Kin Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life moving from town to town and living on the edges of homelessness Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live Walt

Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edges of homelessness Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live Walt then begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier Out of money, he lands a job at a small town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy aWalt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edges of homelessness Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live Walt then begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier Out of money, he lands a job at a small town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy a bus ticket to the last known whereabouts of his son The friends Walt makes at his new job soon become family for him, especially 14 year old Danny who is emotionally paralyzed at the loss of his own father in Iraq Faced with Danny s struggles to grow up and the struggles of his other new friends, Walt comes to realize he is not only on a journey to find his own son, but he is on a journey to find himself worthy of being a father.

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More Than Kin

  1. A former newspaper journalist, Ty Johnston was born and raised in central Kentucky Now living in North Carolina and focused upon fiction writing, mainly fantasy, he spends his time writing, reading and recalling memories of his late wife.

798 Reply to “More Than Kin”

  1. Walt Johnson is a drifter, going from town to town across America Late in life, with his health declining, he starts on a journey to reconnect with his son in Kentucky Before he reaches the state line he stops in a small town that reminds him of the places of his childhood a town whose people show him the meaning of family The characters at the heart of this story are a young boy grieving the loss of his father, the boys mother a waitress in the town s diner, and the owner of the diner who befri [...]


  2. Great idea for a book but slow moving Had to keep stopping , not great for me as I am easy pick for never going back This book would never get read again Sorry


  3. I just couldn t finish this one I was enjoying it well enough, but the constant spelling, grammatical editing errors eventually annoyed me too much A pity



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