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Leave Well Enough Alone

Leave Well Enough Alone (ISBN10: 1456556096; ISBN13: 9781456556099)
ISBN13: 978-1456556099
ISBN10: 1456556096

Summary: This raw and unwavering, yet accessable novel concentrates on Wellington, a desert storm veteran turned homeless alcoholic panhandler and his journey to Key West for his annual vacation. His travels from New York City to Key West force him to deal with religious zealots, masturbating truck drivers, gun toting hillbillies, drunken colleges kids and even one or two kinder souls. A there and back again of the lowest class.Life is in the details, whatever details a drunk can remember. When his frien
ds, family and the world around him began to pass him by, Wellington decided to become a bum. The bulk of his military pension went to his wife and son, whom he hasn "t seen since his decision. The rest is saved for his Svacation from being a bum , as he likes to say. The people that he meets along the way and his reactions to the situations his alcohol induced torpor put him in tell the tale of this conflicted man "s life. Will he break free from the shackles of his own stunted philosophies or continue to his death?
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Summary: This raw and unwavering, yet accessable novel concentrates on Wellington, a desert storm veteran turned homeless alcoholic panhandler and his journey to Key West for his annual vacation. His travels from New York City to Key West force him to deal with religious zealots, masturbating truck drivers, gun toting hillbillies, drunken colleges kids and even one or two kinder souls. A there and back again of the lowest class.Life is in the details, whatever details a drunk can remember. When his friends, family and the world around him began to pass him by, Wellington decided to become a bum. The bulk of his military pension went to his wife and son, whom he hasn "t seen since his decision. The rest is saved for his Svacation from being a bum , as he likes to say. The people that he meets along the way and his reactions to the situations his alcohol induced torpor put him in tell the tale of this conflicted man "s life. Will he break free from the shackles of his own stunted philosophies or continue to his death?...show less

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Publisher: Createspace
Year Published: 2011
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