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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Literary
  • Language:English
  • Pages:145
  • eBook ISBN:9780983870012

The Suicide Man

by Anita Renaghan

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Overview

Lawyer Jerry Wheeler has a beautiful wife, a stake in his high earning Chicago law firm, and a short future. For a man who should have the world at his fingertips, Jerry Wheeler is contemplating suicide. As Jerry spirals downward he meets Hazel, a young woman who proposes to Jerry that she can help him end his life if he promises to stay alive for one more month.

Description

Lawyer Jerry Wheeler has a beautiful wife, a stake in his high earning Chicago law firm, and a short future. For a man who should have the world at his fingertips, Jerry Wheeler is contemplating suicide. As Jerry spirals downward he meets Hazel, a young woman who proposes to Jerry that she can help him end his life if he promises to stay alive for one more month. Hazel moves into Jerry’s apartment and helps him deal with his lingering childhood memories, the impossible relationship he has with his father, and the guilt he feels toward failing his wife. Hazel and Jerry form a tight bond, and Hazel wants to believe that she has brought hope to Jerry’s life, but Jerry is still spiraling downward into drugs and contemplating how to take his life.

About the author

Writing poems since she learned how to put pencil to paper, Anita Renaghan wrote her first novel in high school. She has worked as bartender, aircraft mechanic, and audiovisual technician in the past two decades, at the same time writing several novels, a screenplay, and hundreds of songs. Using her innate ability to notice patterns of human behavior, she loves a good character study. Anita Renaghan lives with her husband and young daughter in the Chicago suburbs.

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