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By Brian K. Friesen

ISBN-10: 1932010920

ISBN-13: 9781932010923

One windy evening at the Willamette River, a tender guy with romantic notions of a crusing existence crashes his boat right into a railroad bridge, approximately killing his spouse. Divorced, ashamed, and haunted by way of the tragedy, Chad attempts to depart the river and its stories at the back of, in simple terms to be drawn again years later. At a ramshackle marina north of Portland, he lives and works between a motley collection of houseboat dwellers and liveaboards, every one with their very own tale and their very own purposes to mistrust or include a newcomer who can’t particularly decide to being certainly one of them.

There’s Dory and Marge, one a dreamer, the opposite a purveyor of sizzling canine and gossip, valuable glue for a neighborhood actually tied jointly within the present; there’s Barry, the Catholic priest who has misplaced his religion; Bernice and invoice, an ideal couple at the verge of fracturing; and there’s Jack, who has lived at the river his complete life—before speedboats, earlier than electrical energy, and ahead of shotguns went out of fashion as a fashion of settling disputes.

As the seasons convey adjustments to the river, Chad and this makeshift group swap one another in unforeseen methods, studying to like, to belief, and to heal.

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