Gustav is sixteen, and the only things on his mind are girls and finishing high school. His friends have much the same mindset, and join him on his quest to finding a relationship. Gustav may have found a lasting bond with Babs, but will it last? Or will other forces get in the way? At first, it seems his only problem will be the school's senior students, but he will soon discover a whole new side of his family, school, and subsequently his town. Gustav is to learn the true importance of friendships and keeping an open mind in this tale about the universal realities of one's time at school.
Gustav's High School Diary is a comedic story that follows the true highs and lows of the high school experience in the '60s.
ISBN : 978-1-80074-486-8
Pages : 358
Size : 205x140
Imprint : Olympia Publishers
A.M. Gleason lll was born in the United States but migrated to Australia with his wife in the `70s. As a child, he was always fascinated with 'Down Under.' They meant to stay only two years but liked the place so much they decided to stay permanently. In the city of Melbourne, Augustine taught high school English and history in the public school system. In 2016 he retired after forty years. He has a BA and an MA, and graduate teaching credentials. He has been married for forty-five years, and he and his wife have three grown children and one grandchild.