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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Science Fiction / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:178
  • eBook ISBN:9798350906011
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350906004

The Train From The Atlantic

by Cezar Adrian Sercan

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Join Alin, a Romanian-American high schooler, as he navigates the thrills and challenges of growing up in Detroit. From first love to high-speed chases, "The Train from the Atlantic" is a captivating coming-of-age story filled with adventure, romance, and personal growth.
"The Train from the Atlantic" is a poignant coming-of-age tale told from the perspective of Alin, a vibrant Romanian-American high school student living in Detroit, Michigan. Overflowing with a passion for life, Alin's world is filled with experiences that are both exhilarating and challenging, from driving his first car to experiencing the joys and heartaches of his first love. Throughout this three-part novel, we get to know Alin's circle of friends – the quirky Tzock, the steadfast Bear, and the whimsical Goat. At the center of his emotional universe is Camelia, the enigmatic young woman who has captured Alin's heart. As Alin interacts with friends, family, and teachers, each of them plays a role in shaping him into the person he is becoming, guiding him through a world that is growing more complex by the day. And as the world moves fast, so does Alin. From hopping trains to distant destinations, engaging in high-speed car chases, to facing off with dangerous villains, Alin embraces life head-on. Join Alin on this thrilling ride through the ups and downs of adolescence, where every encounter and experience is an opportunity for growth. "The Train from the Atlantic" is an exploration of youth, friendship, love, and the journey to becoming oneself. The book got 5 stars in the 2023 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest.
About the author
The author wrote this book in the same year in which he graduated from the Telecommunications High School in Bucharest. Said for the moment of examination fever, it has time to imagine various situations that, under the impulse of the need and pleasure to write, translates on paper, in less than 2 months. Six years later, the author graduated from the faculty and begins a career of fire engineer officer, an activity he is carrying out today.