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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure
  • Language:English
  • Pages:282
  • eBook ISBN:9781667855660
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667855653

The Voyage of Willie B. Lovd

by Cary Steffens

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The Voyage of Willie B. Lovd is a fiction novel about the main character who is given a terminal diagnosis. It depicts how he struggles with his impending demise and his reflections on his life past and present. His decision is to be cremated and have his remains sent on what could be an endless voyage. The book depicts how people's lives are affected who happen upon him, in various locations around the globe. The voyage also manages to restore his strained relationships with his closest family members.
The Voyage of Willie B. Lovd tells the story of a successful businessman. He lives in a palatial estate where he houses a vast car collection. All is well in his life until he receives a terminal diagnosis from his doctor. It becomes an interesting sideline in the book as a friend of his is enlisted to surprise friends with some of his cars after Willie's death. The book introduces an interesting array of characters that Willie has known in his lifetime along with many that he will "encounter" after his death. Willie was always concerned that his life did not make enough of a positive impact on the lives of others. He was also concerned that he did not have time to restore his estranged relationship with his children. Miraculously his afterlife voyage manages to do both.
About the author
The Voyage of Willie B. Lovd is a first novel written by Cary Steffens. Cary divides his time between his home in Oakville Missouri and the beaches of Gulf Shores Alabama. He served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force. He is retired and spends time with his own classic car collection. He enjoys spending time with his adult children, occasionally letting his son beat him in a game of golf. He enjoys frequent road trips on his Harley, to places near and far.