Books by Jon Riis

Released: June 7, 2010

Sixteen-year-old community-college freshman Zachary Taylor Burnross narrates this bizarre tale about the time a mysterious, seven-foot-tall man named Xavier, who sports a Superman-like costume, arrives in Balona, Calif., and promises its gullible, eccentric and mostly uneducated residents free diplomas for their life experiences. Read full book review >