Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life. No, not my life, but of this experience. Ill call it what the lady who is the prosecutor called me.
FADE IN; INTERIOR COURT. A guard sits at a desk behind STEVE. KATHY OBRIEN, STEVEs lawyer, is all business as she talks to STEVE.
Let me make sure you understand whats going on. Both you and this King character are on trial for felony murder. Felony murder is as serious as it gets .. When youre in court, you sit there and pay attention. You let the jury know that you think the case is as serious as they do.
You think were going to win?
It probably depends on what you mean by win.
1999 National Book Award nominee for Young Peoples Literature.