Borrowing A Moose Head from Cole Porter

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FAMILY MELODRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION RELIGIOUS WAR YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE DRAMA

1980s & '90s

G. Lloyd Helm

Logline

"Borrowing a Moose Head..." is a story about a military family stationed at a mid-west Air Force Base, and the trials they face there, including drugs, legal trouble, weather and simply life.

Genre

Family, Melodrama, Historical Fiction, Religious, War, Young Adult, Romance, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Set in north central Indiana near Peru/ Kokomo

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Rogue Phoenix Publishing

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

In our time as members of the U.S. Air Force we had lived in many places and gone through many things, but the middle of America was supposed to be home. It wasn't. We met hostility, violence, drugs and death.

Ending Description

Mitch, a main character is murdered while borrowing the Moose Head of the title.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Jack Wells is a not terribly successful novelist who is married to a US Air Force Tech Sergeant. They are a reversed couple in that Kathleen is the military member and Jack has become the house keeper, child minder. He is trying to be a good father to his two sons who are almost grown.

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Kathleen Wells, AF Tech Sergeant/wife

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Empathetic, Flexible, Honorable, Naive, Patriotic, Religious, Adventurous, Beautiful, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Mitch Wells--Teen age son. Strong, brave, Young, adventurous. Has lived all over the world since he was a toddler so he is pretty sophisticated.

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Romantic, Sophisticated, Adventurous, Complex, Confident, Funny, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Deuce Wells-- Eldest son

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Complex, Honorable, Adventurous, Educated, Faithful, Heroic, Patriotic, Sophisticated

Logline

"Borrowing a Moose Head..." is a story about a military family stationed at a mid-west Air Force Base, and the trials they face there, including drugs, legal trouble, weather and simply life.

Short Summary

In our time as members of the U.S. Air Force we had lived in many places and gone through many things, but the middle of America was supposed to be home. It wasn't. We met hostility, violence, drugs and death.


Mitch, a main character is murdered while borrowing the Moose Head of the title.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jack Wells is a not terribly successful novelist who is married to a US Air Force Tech Sergeant. They are a reversed couple in that Kathleen is the military member and Jack has become the house keeper, child minder. He is trying to be a good father to his two sons who are almost grown.

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Adventurous

Character 1

Name: Kathleen Wells, AF Tech Sergeant/wife

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Empathetic, Flexible, Honorable, Naive, Patriotic, Religious, Adventurous, Beautiful, Faithful

Character 2

Name: Mitch Wells--Teen age son. Strong, brave, Young, adventurous. Has lived all over the world since he was a toddler so he is pretty sophisticated.

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Romantic, Sophisticated, Adventurous, Complex, Confident, Funny, Honorable

Character 3

Name: Deuce Wells-- Eldest son

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Complex, Honorable, Adventurous, Educated, Faithful, Heroic, Patriotic, Sophisticated

Supplemental Materials

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