We're in Trouble by Christopher Coake

We're in Trouble

byChristopher Coake

Kobo ebook | July 14, 2015

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Each of the seven stories in this extraordinary debut collection dramatizes a deep love staring at the face of death- an encounter that elicits either the best or the worst in these vividly drawn characters. In "We're in Trouble," a woman is asked to end her dying husband's suffering. In "Abandon," a troubled young man must risk jail to do right by the only woman he has ever loved. And "In the Event" shows a young musician's all-night vigil after his best friends' sudden deaths leave him the guardian of their three-year-old son.

Suspenseful and empathic, these dramatically constructed stories show love darkening and persevering as it is tried by the cold reality of death. From a wife waiting for news of her husband's latest death-defying climb, to a sheriff thrown into turmoil after his close friend enacts a horrifying murder-suicide, Coake makes us feel the truth of his characters' lives and transforms it into cathartic art.

Title:We're in TroubleFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 14, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544764811

ISBN - 13:9780544764811

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