John's Pond

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1960s & '70s

Donna Lynch

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John's Pond is a story of a young Wampanoag man and white girl from opposite sides of town who seek acceptance in their hostile village.


Drama, Historical Fiction, Romance, Action, Adventure,

Short Summary

Tobin, a Wampanoag man is shot by a local cop in his town. Six months earlier, in Boston Federal Court Tobin is captivated by a beautiful white girl seated across the room. Their relationship develops amid controversy and prejudice on both sides.

In the end, th two young people remain in love and they are together for the last time before both heading off to college.


Mashpee, Massachusetts (Cape Cod)

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

,Loving amid hatred & Prejudice

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Tobin Horvarth

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Aggressive, Aspiring, Honorable, Leader, Confident, Adventurous, Heroic, Engaging, Faithful, Obedient

Additional Character Details

Name: Laurie Matthews

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Adventurous, Confident, Faithful, Empathetic, Educated

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2015

Hard Copy Available



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