The Dot on the Left

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BIOGRAPHICAL

20th Century (multiple decades)

Dave Swanson

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Logline

"The Commandant showed the demographics of the Prepster class by SAT scores...All I could do was lower my head in shame as the curve was ruined by one dot on the lower left side." We all have dreams. Too often, those dreams seem out of reach to us for so long that we lose hope that we will ever achieve them. Fortunately, there are three key steps that anybody can take to making their dreams a reality.

Genre

Biographical,

Short Summary

In this book, Dave Swanson details how he used these simple principles (who wrestles goats anyway?) to overcome staggering odds and graduate from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School. Despite being an academic laughing stock and having a rudimentary understanding of math, Dave beat


The main character starts a new beginning at the United States Military Academy. 4 more years of hardship and 100+ firefights were awaiting the soldier on the other side.

Setting

United States Military Academy Preparatory School, New Jersey

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Dave Swanson

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Honorable, Sarcastic, Visionary, Aspiring, Lone Wolf

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Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Mascot Books

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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