Download e-book for kindle: Great Desires for Absent Things by Rob Ryser

By Rob Ryser

5 humans at breaking issues face switch that none of them anticipated whilst the reality a few newspaper reporter's legal prior all at once comes out. The drama opens with the autumn of the hero whose inspiration to save lots of everybody will purely paintings if he conquers his worry of motion. This 28-year-old journalist with twelve months of sobriety and a burning wish to stay a brand new existence can't elude his prior of thieving and deceiving.

Faced with an very unlikely undertaking to behave on religion that he's nonetheless forming, the hero unearths his footing worse than it ever used to be under the influence of alcohol. The battles that stick with together with his tortured mentor from AA, with the voluptuous AIDS-stricken half-sister of his spouse, and with the boy who is aware him in simple terms as an uncle trigger existential struggles over identification and destiny.

It takes the destruction of a rushing Conrail, a bold deathbed confession, a revenge-fueled wrestling fit with a military significant, a messy self-castration and the start of a child lady named chuffed for the characters to achieve that principles with out motion are dead.

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