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By Lee Kvern

At a cocktail party, Beth — thirty-six, unmarried, and dealing as a lot extra time as she will be able to get her arms on — swiftly publicizes that she will spend an evening on Vancouver's suggest streets in commiseration of the homeless. without notice, her hosts' son Mason — 9 years previous, small for his age, excessive, highbrow and so shy he cannot communicate in corporation — whispers in his mother's ear that he desires to pick her. Mason's mom and dad, sturdy limousine liberals that they're, reluctantly let him to move. catastrophe, after all, ensues.

So starts off this fast paced, tightly wound, humorous and quirky first novel from a clean new voice in Canadian fiction. stick with Beth, well-meaning yet finally erroneous, via one evening at the streets as she frantically searches for the boy she has misplaced, ruminates at the buying cart as a standing image, loses her footwear, meets a author, knocks herself out chilly, discovers romaine lettuce as a hair accent, and perhaps — simply might be — falls in love after all.

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By Lee Kvern

At a cocktail party, Beth — thirty-six, unmarried, and dealing as a lot extra time as she will be able to get her arms on — swiftly publicizes that she will spend an evening on Vancouver's suggest streets in commiseration of the homeless. without notice, her hosts' son Mason — 9 years previous, small for his age, excessive, highbrow and so shy he cannot communicate in corporation — whispers in his mother's ear that he desires to pick her. Mason's mom and dad, sturdy limousine liberals that they're, reluctantly let him to move. catastrophe, after all, ensues.

So starts off this fast paced, tightly wound, humorous and quirky first novel from a clean new voice in Canadian fiction. stick with Beth, well-meaning yet finally erroneous, via one evening at the streets as she frantically searches for the boy she has misplaced, ruminates at the buying cart as a standing image, loses her footwear, meets a author, knocks herself out chilly, discovers romaine lettuce as a hair accent, and perhaps — simply might be — falls in love after all.

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