Giving Up

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.77 hours)
Product Number: Z100108440
Released: Feb 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781771663717
Publisher: ECW Press
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"At times funny, at other times sad, and more than often a mixture of the two, Giving Up by Mike Steeves is a deeply felt account of what goes on in the inner sanctum of a modern couple's apartment. In grappling with the line between what happened and what might have happened, Steeves gives voice to the anguish of a generation of people who grew up with great expectations, and are now settling into their own personal failures and compromises: James is obsessed with completing his life's work. Mary is worried about their problems starting a family, and is scared that their future might not turn out as she'd planned. In the span of a few hours on an ordinary night in a non-descript city, two relatively small events will have enormous consequences on James' and Mary's lives, both together and apart. With an unrelenting prose style and pitch-black humour, Giving Up addresses difficult topics-James's ruinous ambition, and Mary's quiet anguish-in a funny and relatable way. "

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