Item description for Downsized: A Contemporary Novel on Not Giving Up by Jill Wilkinson...
Overview The future looks bright for John Sheppard---a beautiful wife, upper-class lifestyle, and challenging job. But then he falls prey to corporate downsizing. Driving home that gray afternoon, he's carjacked, mugged, and stranded. The ordeal causes repeated panic attacks. How can he salvage his marriage, his career---his sanity? Will God light the way?
Publishers Description John Sheppard's future is bright and promising. He is married to a beautiful woman, lives in an upper-class suburb of Detroit, and enjoys a stable but challenging job. Then one day his boss calls him into his office to announce that he is being laid off. Within seconds, John goes from favored employee to unemployed victim of corporate downsizing. On the terrifying drive home from his former workplace, John gets carjacked, mugged, and stranded in a Dumpster, an experience that leads to repeated panic attacks in the months that follow. Left wondering what will become of his marriage, his home, and his own sanity, John must navigate the terrain from the end of one path to the beginning of another.
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Studio: Creation House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2008
Publisher Creation House
ISBN 1599794810 ISBN13 9781599794815
Availability 0 units.
More About Jill Wilkinson
Author Jill Wilkinsonhas lived in Michigan for the last 40 years and has seen firsthand the effect of the economy on the lives of her family, friends, and neighbors. After earning a bachelor's degree from Albion College and working in the corporate world, she decided to quit her job when she and her husband, Scott, had their two daughters. After almost twenty years as a stay-at-home mom and managing her family's pursuit of their dreams, she felt it was time to take her passion for books to the next level.