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Meet Willy Finneran, washed-up genre novelist with an espresso maker that just won’t die. Ozena Webb, customer service rep and single mother of a mentally handicapped twelve-year-old boy. And Shaq, the homeless man who believes he’s Everyman. A brilliant and poignant novel from the author of My Name Is Russell Fink.
 
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 naïveté, 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.
Contributor Michael Snyder
Short Bio Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder lives in Spring Hill, Tennessee, with is lovely wife and four children. He studied music in college and played guitar professionally for many years. His first novel, My Name is Russell Fink, released in 2008, and he hopes the world is a slightly better place as a result.
UPC 025986563844
ISBN-13 9780310563846
Publish Date May 26, 2009
Publisher Zondervan
Price $6.99
Format eBook
Language English

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