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Closing Distance

by Jim Oliver

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Pete is creative, gay, he runs a successful business, but as he approaches forty he faces crises in both his family and his love life. While the novel centres on Pete, the other characters are well developed, and the story progresses mainly through long and interesting dialogues between these various individuals. The tension is maintained to the end, concerning among other things the health of Pete’s aging mother, the stability of his brother’s marriage, Pete's business prospects, his relationship with his one time lover and now best friend, and particularly the question of his own health, is he HIV positive?
This is a warm and enjoyable story, and while not all the questions raised are answered one is left with a positive feeling at the end. ( )
  Bembo | Oct 7, 2006 |
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Facing forty, shrewd and successful entrepreneur and long-distance runner Pete Flowers uses the stark reality of his mother's cancer to reexamine his life and his relationships with his siblings. QPB. BOMC Alt.

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