Getting There: A Novel
Adam Baker, an eco-farming consultant, is divorced, estranged from his family... totally miserable. Walking on a deserted beach, he meets "Selph, " a precocius, overweight, wisecracking, sloppily-dressed teenager who appears out of nowhere and claims to be his long-sought spiritual teacher. Wanting to get Adam's attention, Selph brings a long-dead seabird back to life. Thu...more
Published by Hampton Roads Publishing Company
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Another book that I just couldn't finish. This wonderful, rather wacky woman brought it into the shop for me and I felt compelled to try it out. I think there were some great messages, but the writing was a little excessive. Not in the language itself but in the quantity. I think I would have preferred this if the message was just spelled out rather than woven into a novel. But I can't be sure!