Alex O’Brien left a career in human resources to write novels, scripts, and songs. He has been a finalist and winner of several writing competitions. He is the author of the Lorimer sports story The Playmaker. Alex lives in Parry Sound, Ontario.
Alex O’Brien, author of The Comeback, will be signing in the James Lorimer & Company Ltd booth #625 on Thursday at 1:30 PM. On the surface, 14-year-old Chris is pretty average, playing hockey and having friends. But underneath it all, Chris is depressed, full of self-blame and negative thoughts. He quits his hockey team, feeling he has let them down, but his doctor suggests that he should pick up another sport.