Michael Winter Minister Without Portfolio Book

Michael Winter Minister Without Portfolio Book

Minister Without Portfolio

Henry Hayward is a drowning man With a soured long term romance finally at an end, no family, and no refuge to be had in work, he progressively spends his days in the solace of alcohol and his nights with a series of interchangeable partners In a quest to simultaneously recover from unrequited love and to find meaning in what is becoming an increasingly emotionally arid Henry Hayward is a drowning man With a soured long term romance finally at an end, no family, and no refuge to be had in work, he progressively spends his days in the solace of alcohol and his nights with a series of interchangeable partners In a quest to simultaneously recover from unrequited love and to find meaning in what is becoming an increasingly emotionally arid life, Henry travels to Afghanistan as an army affiliated contractor.When Henry becomes embedded in a regiment, he doesn t have time to think about his fixation on Nora or the fragments of his old life, a life he wasn t really living anyway But everything changes during a tragic roadside incursion when a routine patrol suddenly turns fatal And Henry, who survives, knows in his heart that he is responsible.Upon returning home, now tormented by guilt in addition to ennui, he begins to feel even rootless and restless until the question of his deceased friend s summer home arises Soon Henry is trying to bring meaning back to his life and to make posthumous amends by planning to buy and repair his friend s dilapidated family house But he hasn t factored family history into the picture and his deceased friend s girlfriend has a revelation of her own that may change everything

Title : Minister Without Portfolio
Author :  Michael Winter
Language : English
Isbn : 0670067156
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 336 pages

Rating: 4.6

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