BULLWHIP, second in a trilogy of satirical novels (The Neophyte/Bullwhip/California Fever)focuses on the protagonist's senior year of high school.
His "I don't care attitude" soon sets in motion a series of events where he must overcome simultaneously a number of challenges: a gang led by tough Ramrod; the sexual advances of Ms. Hilda, the school's vice principal; and the brutal treatment at the hands of Linwood Lovelace, the local sheriff.
It is through the guidance of Uri-Nhal, the high school custodian (in reality a Buddhist priest) that Bullwhip turns over a new leaf and begins to get control of his life.
Everything comes to a head during a tent revival led by Reverend Anal Roberts. Ramrod, Ms. Hilda, Sheriff Lovelace are all there, looking to even the score with Bullwhip. In a stunning reversal, all accounts are settled and, once again, Bullwhip comes out on top.
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Carlos Rubio Albet