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By Trebor Healey

Award-winning novelist Trebor Healey depicts San Francisco within the Eighties and '90s in poetic prose that's either ribald and poignant, and a crossing into the yank West that's dreamy, mythic, and visionary.

When bothered twenty-one-year-old Seamus Blake meets the robust and self-possessed Jimmy (just arrived in San Francisco through bicycle from his place of origin in Buffalo, New York), he feels his existence may well ultimately be taking a flip for the higher. however the resulting romance proves short-lived as Jimmy dies of an AIDS-related ailment. The grieving Seamus is obliged to maintain a promise to Jimmy: "Take me again the way in which I came."

And so Seamus units out by means of bicycle on a picaresque trip with the ashes, hoping to deliver them again to Buffalo. He meets truck drivers, waitresses, collage youngsters, farmers, ranchers, Marines, and different travelers--each one giving him a brand new viewpoint on his personal existence and on Jimmy's dying. while he meets and turns into concerned with a tender local American guy whose mom has lately died, Seamus's grief and his tale develop into common and redemptive.

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She’d escaped. After checking into a cheap motel, Misty got to work. She took the contents from the bag she’d had stored in her trunk and began her transformation. A couple of hours later, when she looked at herself in the mirror, she was almost unable to recognize the woman gazing back at her. Black hair hung straight down her back, makeup covered the bruises that would finally have time to heal before new wounds were inflicted, and contacts changed her green eyes to brown. With a new name, she wouldn’t be found.

There had to be something immensely wrong with him if he could get even the slightest bit turned on in this situation. But he’d been so busy trying to defend himself from this shockingly strong woman that he was just now realizing that the two of them were lying flush against each other, and though she might be petite, she carried some killer curves. Yeah, great self-defense, bozo! Bryson would absolutely never hear the end of this if he stood up with an erection. Breathe! he commanded himself.

He was laughing again. “I’ll remember this,” Bryson grumbled at his partner while leading the woman out of the back room. “Stop! I’m calling the police,” said a pimply-faced teenage boy who stood frozen in all his bravery by the front counter. “Took you long enough to check on your co-worker, son,” said Axel, his hazel eyes twinkling.

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