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Guardian of Deceit

William H. Coles

Darwin Hastings is seventeen and his dying aunt sends him from Pittsburgh to New York to a new guardian, a famous wealthy football player. He is excited and afraid; he wants to recapture the love he knew with his parents before they died and become a doctor like his father. But in his new home of celebrities, crooks, untrustworthiness, and excessively wealthy deviants, lust and want thwart his search for selfless caring love, and in his quest to become a doctor, he discovers the altruism of health care and scientific discovery riddled with profit motivation and deficient morality. A finalist in the 2012 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.

Darwin Hastings is seventeen and his dying aunt sends him from Pittsburgh to New York to a new guardian, a famous wealthy football player. He is excited and afraid; he wants to recapture the love he knew with his parents before they died and become a doctor like his father. But in his new home of celebrities, crooks, untrustworthiness, and excessively wealthy deviants, lust and want thwart his search for selfless caring love, and in his quest to become a doctor, he discovers the altruism of health care and scientific discovery riddled with profit motivation and deficient morality. A finalist in the 2012 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Darwin Hastings is seventeen and his dying aunt sends him from Pittsburgh to New York to a new guardian, a famous wealthy football player. He is excited and afraid; he wants to recapture the love he knew with his parents before they died and become a doctor like his father. But in his new home of celebrities, crooks, untrustworthiness, and excessively wealthy deviants, lust and want thwart his search for selfless caring love, and in his quest to become a doctor, he discovers the altruism of health care and scientific discovery riddled with profit motivation and deficient morality. A finalist in the 2012 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.

Language:

English

Length:

8h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

20:36


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

08:39


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

06:05


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

07:37


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

03:11


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

01:44


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

19:17


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

16:14


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

14:16


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

01:45


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

13:18


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

03:38


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

05:17


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

05:26


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

04:18


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

06:44


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

07:10


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

09:57


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

16:57


Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 20

03:03


Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 21

01:58


Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 22

08:54


Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 23

09:03


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

04:54


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

15:31


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

04:57


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

03:46


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

04:10


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

09:23


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

13:19


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

07:42


Part 2, Chapter 32
Part 2, Chapter 32

07:07


Part 3, Chapter 33
Part 3, Chapter 33

02:36


Part 3, Chapter 34
Part 3, Chapter 34

05:18


Part 3, Chapter 35
Part 3, Chapter 35

11:58


Part 3, Chapter 36
Part 3, Chapter 36

07:33


Part 3, Chapter 37
Part 3, Chapter 37

03:46


Part 3, Chapter 38
Part 3, Chapter 38

02:53


Part 3, Chapter 39
Part 3, Chapter 39

05:41


Part 3, Chapter 40
Part 3, Chapter 40

07:05


Part 3, Chapter 41
Part 3, Chapter 41

05:06


Part 4, Chapter 42
Part 4, Chapter 42

14:52


Part 4, Chapter 43
Part 4, Chapter 43

12:17


Part 4, Chapter 44
Part 4, Chapter 44

15:43


Part 4, Chapter 45
Part 4, Chapter 45

06:50


Part 4, Chapter 46
Part 4, Chapter 46

02:19


Part 4, Chapter 47
Part 4, Chapter 47

07:26


Part 4, Chapter 48
Part 4, Chapter 48

01:54


Part 4, Chapter 49
Part 4, Chapter 49

08:53


Part 4, Chapter 50
Part 4, Chapter 50

05:40


Part 4, Chapter 51
Part 4, Chapter 51

13:41


Part 4, Chapter 52
Part 4, Chapter 52

04:56


Part 4, Chapter 53
Part 4, Chapter 53

06:14


Part 4, Chapter 54
Part 4, Chapter 54

09:29


Part 5, Chapter 55
Part 5, Chapter 55

02:20


Part 5, Chapter 56
Part 5, Chapter 56

00:57


Part 5, Chapter 57
Part 5, Chapter 57

09:43


Part 5, Chapter 58
Part 5, Chapter 58

09:39


Part 5, Chapter 59
Part 5, Chapter 59

02:21


Part 5, Chapter 60
Part 5, Chapter 60

06:36


Part 5, Chapter 61
Part 5, Chapter 61

13:41


Part 5, Chapter 62
Part 5, Chapter 62

04:49


Part 5, Chapter 63
Part 5, Chapter 63

03:48


Part 5, Chapter 64
Part 5, Chapter 64

07:04


Part 5, Chapter 65
Part 5, Chapter 65

03:42


Part 5, Chapter 66
Part 5, Chapter 66

03:34