East Texas author publishes uncommon memoir

Press Release

Face the BearRoger Geiger is an author, educator and naturalist. Af­ter long careers with Texas Instruments and the Forney Independent School district, he retired to Avinger, TX.

Roger was raised in To­ronto, Canada, graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a degree in Oceanography and moved to Texas in 1978.

When not writing, he spends his time volunteer­ing with the Texas Ramp Project and the Caddo Ba­sin chapter of Texas Mas­ter Naturalists.

In its first month of release, Roger Geiger’s book, Face The Bear, has been well received throughout Texas, the North East and Cana­da.

Geiger says “I’m really encouraged by the number of people who have already read the book. The story captures readers. Several have consumed all 336 pages in one day.”

Roger started a series of book signing events on July 20th with a stop in Wylie, TX., where he lived for many years. On July 27th, he signed books in Forney, TX. More stops in Dallas and towns near his Avinger home are planned but not yet scheduled.

Face The Bear is the nar­rative of Geiger’s transition from sheltered childhood through the bizarre reali­ties of adult life.

He starts his journey of discovery with his first in­dependent adventure at age twelve. From there Roger leads us around the world to confront outrageous circum­stance with a spirit of mis­chief. When too much death sends him to the depths of depression, Roger must find a way to climb back to living.

“Think high adventure …

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