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Now available from Scarlet Tanager Books

The Book of Geezer,

the latest novel from author and filmmaker John Teton

Teton’s larger-than-life novel has a terrific premise, full of mystery, humor, and Tesla-inspired gadgets that make the journey into space colorful and exciting. The action scenes have creations of astonishing scale and scope and are described vividly with mind-bending zeal.

--Kirkus Review



In The Book of Geezertwenty-one year-old twins in Northern California get derailed from their ambitious career paths in art and science when their obsession with a mysterious elderly neighbor propels them to the inside of the sun and beyond. Putting a literary spin on speculative fiction, The Book of Geezer is a rollicking, dramatic whirl through interstellar space.  

The Book of Geezer is being published as a paperback, e-book, and limited hardcover edition by Oakland-based Scarlet Tanager Books. The paperback is available  from Small Press Distribution, online at Amazon or your favorite indie book dealer, and can be ordered through any bookstore. The limited hardcover edition is available from Earthlight Pictures. E-book and audio editions are expected to be available  in 2021. (Press Release from Mulford Media)

To order the paperback: Amazon, B&N, Bookshop, Small Press Distribution

Order the Hardcover Edition: for shipping to USA and Canada by sending $30.00  to Earthlight Pictures via PayPal, Zelle, or check. (Email to obtain the mailing address.)

Advance Praise for The Book of Geezer:

"With the originality of [Teton’s] imagination and the wit and appeal of his prose, readers should enter The Book of Geezer ready for a grand roller-coasting delight!" — Gurney Norman, Professor of English, University of Kentucky, author of Divine Right’s TripKinfolks, and Allegiance 


"Join a pair of precocious twins on a brilliant, daring, jesting romp among planets and galaxies in the company of a powerful, cantankerous codger." — John Newmeyer, PhD, author of Mother of All Gateway Drugs


"Fasten your seatbelts and prepare to launch! The Book of Geezer grabs you immediately. The characters will draw you in with humor and warmth, while the plot builds excitement and imagination with every turn of the page." — Kate Dulin, Clackamas County (Oregon) Libraries Staff