Lake City

Lake City

A Novel

Book - 2019
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Hunkered down in his childhood bedroom in Seattle's worn-out Lake City neighborhood, idealistic but self-serving striver Lane Bueche licks his wounds and hatches a plot to win back his estranged Manhattanite wife. He discovers a precarious path forward when he is contracted by a wealthy adoptive couple to seduce and sabotage a troubled birth mother from his neighborhood. Lane soon finds himself in a zero-sum game between the families as he straddles two cultures, classes, and worlds. Until finally, with the well-being of the toddler at stake, Lane must choose between wanting to do the right thing (if he could only figure out what that is) and reclaiming his life of privilege.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Counterpoint,, 2019
Edition: First Counterpoint paperback edition
ISBN: 9781640091429
Branch Call Number: F KOH
Characteristics: 304 pages ; 21 cm

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bayernjes
Apr 03, 2019

I really enjoyed this book, the lead character is a total dipsh*t. I've known so many guys like him, but I've never read a book about one. It was fun to be inside his head.

I think the author overdid the Seattle references but, he did a great job of capturing characters.

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