Angle of Declination
Doug Mayfield, Sally Mayfield
In pitch-perfect prose, Angle of Declination tells the tale of Allison Hayes and her husband Mike Bowman, a Vietnam vet whom she loves deeply but struggles to appreciate. Mike and Allison's destiny turns out boundless in 1973, but if their wanderlust takes them deep into the Canadian desert, anything occurs that factors their marriage to disintegrate and forces them to confront each one other's demons, in addition to their very own. on my own and emotionally devastated, Allison returns to her roots, a sleepy little city at the St. Lawrence River, the place she rebuilds her existence with the aid of her uncle, who's equivalent elements shaman and smuggler. From suburban Chicago to First country reservations to the Seaway villages of northern ny, Angle of Declination is a radiant odyssey of affection, forgiveness and renewal.
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