In his second book, novelist Michael Snyder introduces us to three very
unusual and distinct voices all torn by tragedy: Willy Finneran, washed-up
genre novelist with an espresso maker that just won’t die and a habit of
avoiding conflict even if it means putting the truth on a sliding scale. Ozena
Webb, single mother and Javatek’s top customer service representative. She
spends every evening playing board games with her twelve-year-old son who is
mentally crippled from an early childhood accident. Shaq, a small and scraggy
homeless man with trauma-induced blank spots on his memory, trying to piece
together the story of his life while assisting Father Joe at the Mercy Mission.
As their stories intersect, the narrative vacillates between hope and naivete,
comic relief and postmodern ennui. Startling in its authenticity, this
unforgettable novel reveals that no matter how far one has strayed from hope,
there is always a way to return. Download and start listening now!