We All Will Be Received

byLeslie Vryenhoek

Paperback | October 14, 2019

We All Will Be Received by Leslie Vryenhoek
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In 1977, a young woman swipes a duffel bag of drug money and flees her bad-news boyfriend, hitching a ride with a long-haul trucker who points out satellites and enthuses about the future of space cargo. Building a life disconnected from her past, she assumes a new identity as Dawn Taylor, but thirty years later, running a roadside motel on a remote highway, Dawn will host a group of disparate individuals—all desperate to rewrite their own stories. Brody seeks escape from those intent on repeating the narrative of his childhood trauma. Cheryl, whose career as a filmmaker is being dismantled on social media, rushes to rescue her daughter from a vicious cycle. And Spencer, an ex-con with easy access to his criminal past, chases an elusive redemption after seeing a picture of Dawn on a tourism website. In We All Will Be Received, Leslie Vryenhoek offers a range of unforgettable characters—all hoping to reconstruct a truth that’s been shattered by perspective—and asks whether anyone can find peace or atonement in a contemporary world where technology makes the past ever present.
Leslie Vryenhoek has worked as a professional communicator in international development, advanced education, emergency response, and the arts. She travels extensively to gather stories about the lives of poor working women, which have been published worldwide. Her 2015 novel Ledger of the Open Hand was shortlisted for Newfoundland and ...
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Title:We All Will Be ReceivedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inPublished:October 14, 2019Publisher:Breakwater Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:155081804X

ISBN - 13:9781550818048

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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