By Edward Carlson
Burned-out and alienated, Kilgore affiliate lawyer Stephen Harker spends his paintings days protecting insurance firms opposed to spurious litigation began by way of inner most squaddies who supported US army operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Harker’s charismatic, womanizing boss assigns him a case protecting coverage behemoth WorldScore opposed to a lawsuit filed by way of significant Mike "Bud" Thomas, a veteran, former agreement soldier, and divorced father looking reimbursement for PTSD and accidents suffered in Afghanistan. simply as Harker turns the firm’s complete criminal strength at the wounded, risky veteran, he commences an dangerous courting together with his boss’s estranged bohemian spouse, atmosphere himself up for a downward existential spiral that nearly destroys Harker, till a brutal act of violence provides him with a last shot at redemption.
All the gorgeous humans We as soon as Knew is a riveting insider's indictment of the area of the company elite and the savage choice with which they try to keep up keep an eye on. In a society the place the very associations that are supposed to help our returning veterans as a substitute view them with suspicion, this wonderful debut is a grim mirrored image at the ever-growing rift among the classes.
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All the Beautiful People We Once Knew: A Novel by Edward Carlson