Item description for Returning Home by Marcus Blake...
A young man turning 21 years of age is told a story by his father; it is the story of his family and how he came to be named after his great grandfather. The story starts in 1992 with a man by the name of Mitch Collins sitting in a doctor's office waiting for the bad news that he's going to die. With only a few months to live he embarks on a journey across America to see some things for the last time and to say goodbye. He has lived a hard life with an estranged family, but he's lived a full life. Accompanying Mitch on this journey is his grandson who he helped raise and a young woman in search of her true meaning. For Jonathan he will learn the truth about his grandfather and learn to live beyond the anger and resentment he's had for him. For Mitch he will find the forgiveness and redemption he's been looking for all of his life. Along the way theses three travelers will find one important truth, no matter where we go in life we all eventually return home. Returning Home is about redemption and finding forgiveness even when the madness of our lives comes crashing down upon us. It's also about doing what it takes to make things right in our life and how the strength and love of our family can save us in our time of need. This is Marcus Blake's poignant novel about family and the tragic events that surround family relationships; it is dramatic realism centered on the human condition that evolves within the family unit.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.92" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Apr 17, 2007
Publisher starving writers publishing
ISBN 1932996001 ISBN13 9781932996005