Michael Stevens has always been a long shot. After a decade of tennis and travel, he’s arrived at the end of the road. With his ranking in ruins and his bank account running on empty, Michael has come to Tokyo with one last chance to mend a broken heart and prove who he is both on the court and off.
Can he win against all odds? Will he discover that winning doesn’t have anything to do with tennis at all? In this coming of age story of love, loss and second chances, Michael has one more shot to show what he can do and finally figure out what really matters in life.
About the Author
Samuel Karlin has spent the past twenty years traveling, teaching and playing tennis on six continents in over sixty countries. During that time he lived in South Africa, Thailand and most recently in Japan. Some highlights off the court include climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and trekking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. A native New Yorker, Samuel received his MA and BA in English from Columbia University and currently lives in Bedford with his son. Love 30 is his first book.
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