Getting Back

Omaha, NE, USA: iUniverse (2003)
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In this novel, Rob Silvers is preoccupied with getting even with his Catholic college, parents, wife and others who compromise his desires and expectations. He battles with an eccentric biology professor who dominates his college. Midst controversy, he begins a free thinker's club that questions the prevalent pseudoscience, and finally transfers to an eastern university. Part Two occurs over 20 years later. Now married, he is desperate to survive without a job or any money in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile he suspects that his wife is unfaithful and seeks a harsh revenge. He searches for a psychology career. The humorous story questions whether life is determined (compatibilism) or if our choices are truly free.



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