Night Support Corin Cummings

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Published: October 22nd 2013

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44 pages


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Night Support  by  Corin Cummings

Night Support by Corin Cummings
October 22nd 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 44 pages | ISBN: | 5.42 Mb

A former journalist as well as a Pushcart-Prize-nominated fiction writer, Cummings brings to life the world of American expatriates in East Africa. Alex and Lynn, the central characters in the novella, have come to Dar es Salaam with a mixture ofMoreA former journalist as well as a Pushcart-Prize-nominated fiction writer, Cummings brings to life the world of American expatriates in East Africa.

Alex and Lynn, the central characters in the novella, have come to Dar es Salaam with a mixture of conflicting desires and expectations.Alex, who has never before experienced the third world, struggles to adapt and becomes resentful of his own helplessness. Lynn, an experienced aid worker, hopes the journey will bring them closer together, but she finds herself increasingly disheartened with her boyfriends paranoia and inability to cope.Ultimately life in Dar tests much more than their relationship.

They discover that poverty is indeed a great equalizer, but not just for the poor. Despite their best intentions, and even their understanding of their own identities, they are merely targets in the eyes of some. They are haves in a land of have-nots.Night Support is cast chillingly in the shadow of the U.S.

embassy bombing in Dar es Salaam and explores the concept of personal choice in a chaotic world.



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