Donýt Wish for Tomorrow: A Novel
Scott Zephyr always heard that there were three things you never spoke of in polite company-religion, sex and politics. So when he decided to write his memoirs, he was determined to write about almost nothing else except religion, sex and politics.Scott recalls his days as a shy Jewish boy growing up in a Christian neighborhood and questioning his Jewish identity. As he gets older and explores his sexuality, he remembers his failed romantic relationships and the surprising ways that some of them ended. He also becomes involved in the political whirlwinds of his time, from Vietnam to the Middle East wars to Watergate.Scott also explores the world of internet chat rooms, finally meeting the love of his life and making decisions that will change their future forever. Scott and his Australian fianc, Jess, travel to Iraq with an Aussie aid group but are kidnapped by Islamic insurgents.
In the midst of a war zone, they are separated. Iraq is full of surprises as Scott desperately tries to escape, find Jess and help the Iraqi people.