McDermott in Highlands on Oct. 9 for book signing

first_imgJohn McDermott will bring his story about overcoming addiction to the Atlantic Highlands Library on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.McDermott, who was a basketball star at Raritan High School and Brookdale Community College before his battle with opiate addiction, will be at the library discussing and signing copies of his book, “A Legend In His Own Mind,” which is a story of addiction and recovery. McDermott’s book can also be purchased online. The former Shore area standout, who now lives in Middletown, is currently working on his second book, “Dream Season,” which will cover 50 years of high school basketball in the Jersey Shore. The book is bound to create debate as he rates the best players and teams of the last half-century.The Atlantic Highlands Library is in the Municipal Building, located on First Avenue.last_img

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