Waiting to Vanish
A NoveleBook - 2014
A family heals in unexpected ways in the wake of senseless tragedyAlexander Porter is on the phone with his six-year-old son when he is struck by lightning and killed. It is a freak accident, without meaning or justice. Alex's sudden death disintegrates his family. His mother takes off for a new life in California. His father descends into kleptomania. His ex-wife begins selling makeup door to door. His sister mourns by taking Sam, Alex's son, on a journey into the family's past, putting her own life on hold. Young Sam, who heard his own father die, has gone silent. Narrated from a symphony of p.
Publisher: Newburyport : Open Road Media, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (489 pages) text file