By Edward Carlson
Burned-out and alienated, Kilgore affiliate legal professional Stephen Harker spends his paintings days protecting insurance firms opposed to spurious litigation started via inner most infantrymen who supported US army operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Harker’s charismatic, womanizing boss assigns him a case protecting assurance behemoth WorldScore opposed to a lawsuit filed through 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 felony strength at the wounded, volatile veteran, he commences an bad dating together with his boss’s estranged bohemian spouse, environment himself up for a downward existential spiral that just about destroys Harker, till a brutal act of violence offers him with a last shot at redemption.
All the gorgeous humans We as soon as Knew is a riveting insider's indictment of the realm of the company elite and the savage decision with which they struggle to take care of keep watch over. In a society the place the very associations that are meant to aid our returning veterans as an alternative view them with suspicion, this beautiful 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