YUMIC FALLS... ...reveals the real world of public schools when a local boy, Jim Swakeley, returns to his hometown to become principal of his alma mater, Cartwright High School. The reader is immersed in the drama and political intrigue of school life as Jim tries to maintain a delicate balance between angry students, feuding teachers and upset parents. His efforts are complicated by a string of unexplained student deaths and an unexpected romance. Readers become a part of the personal relationships that make schools dynamic cauldrons of human emotion.
Yumic Falls destroys the stereotypes of teachers and school administrators, and replaces them with flesh and blood professionals struggling to succeed in life while guiding reluctant students to learn and respect themselves.