PushBack: Finalist for the 2010 Book of the Year Awards.

Posted on 03/15/2011. Filed under: Uncategorized |

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ForeWord Reviews‘ Book of the Year Awards program was established to help independent publishers shine an additional spotlight on their best titles and bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of these publishers and their authors.

The PushBack story is set twenty years into the future when the United States economy crashes as a result of the failure to address its fiscal problems. Hyperinflation rages and the nation breaks into eight different independent countries, one of which is controlled by a white supremacist dictator. An insurrection by the African American population provides an excuse for the white supremacist government to intern or exile the countries entire black population. African Americans in exile then conceive a plan that may just become the world’s greatest act of terrorism.

PushBack is Alfred Wellnitz’s second novel, his first being Finding the Way which won an Honorable Mention in Writer’s Digest Book Awards. Alfred grew up in rural South Dakota, served in the Navy, worked in technology as an electrical engineer and in real estate before publishing his first novel in 2004. He now lives with his wife Joan in Bloomington Minnesota.

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