The Altruists by Andrew Ridker

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Adult , Fiction , Humor

The Altruists by Andrew Ridker

Title: The Altruists
By: Ridker, Andrew
Published: 2019
Call #: Fiction Ridke.A

Sardonically titled, the only true altruist dies in the beginning, setting her husband and two adult children spiraling downward. Each is in crisis, searching for how to live. All are blind to themselves but quick to point out hypocrisy and self-indulgence in others. It makes for challenging relationships. Written with mocking humor, we watch the three Alters stumble, connive and reach for happiness. Or maybe sustainability.


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