Sorry to Disrupt the Peace (Compact Disc)

Sorry to Disrupt the Peace By Patrick Cottrell, Nancy Wu (Read by) Cover Image
By Patrick Cottrell, Nancy Wu (Read by)
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Description


Helen Moran is thirty-two years old, single, childless, college educated, and partially employed as a guardian of troubled young people in New York. She is accepting a furniture delivery in her shared studio apartment when her uncle calls to break the news: Helen's adoptive brother is dead.

According to the Internet, there are six possible reasons why her brother might have killed himself. But Helen knows better: she knows that six reasons is only shorthand for the abyss. Helen also knows that she alone is qualified to launch a serious investigation into his death, so she purchases a one-way ticket to Milwaukee. There, as she searches her childhood home and attempts to uncover why someone would choose to die, she will face her estranged family, her brother's few friends, and the overzealous grief counselor, Chad Lambo; she may also discover what it truly means to be alive.

A bleakly comic tour de force that's by turns poignant, uproariously funny, and viscerally unsettling, this debut novel has shades of Bernhard, Beckett, and Bowles--and it announces the singular voice of Patrick Cottrell.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781441755698
ISBN-10: 1441755691
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: March 14th, 2017
Language: English