#BookReview: “The Life We Bury,” by Allen Eskens. #VisionaryAline
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School scholar Joe Talbert has the modest purpose of finishing a writing project for an English class. His job is to interview a stranger and write a short biography of the particular person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a close-by nursing residence to discover a prepared topic. There he meets Carl Iverson, and shortly nothing in Joe’s life is ever the identical.
Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran–and a convicted assassin. With only some months to reside, he has been medically paroled to a nursing residence, after spending thirty years in jail for the crimes of rape and homicide.
As Joe writes about Carl’s life, particularly Carl’s valor in Vietnam, he can’t reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict. Joe, alongside together with his skeptical feminine neighbor, throws himself into uncovering the reality, however he’s hamstrung in his efforts by having to take care of his dangerously dysfunctional mom, the guilt of leaving his autistic brother weak, and a haunting childhood reminiscence.
Thread by thread, Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl’s conviction. However as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime, the stakes develop larger. Will Joe uncover the reality earlier than it’s too late to flee the fallout?The Life We Bury