By MICHAEL QUADLAND
On a wintry morning in 1974, Hank Preston makes a semen supply to the hot York clinic Fertility medical institution. working overdue, he's taking the elevator instead of the stairway earmarked for such deliveries. a lady enters, the recipient of his semen, and a dating develops that threatens to blow their already rocky lives to smithereens. so as to add to Hank’s difficulties, his transgendered boss on the Strand book place is in love with him. “But I’m straight,” Hank protests. “And I’m a woman,” Joey insists.
The bizarre but compelling interactions of those 3 brilliant characters makes for a gripping tale. Hank must come to phrases with what occurred to him in Vietnam. Karen, the would-be mom, must make clear the variation among fable and fact. Joey, the sanest of the 3, despite—or perhaps simply because of—her gender mix-up, stocks her knowledge and attempts, just a little unsuccessfully, to carry all of them heading in the right direction. secrets and techniques are printed because the twisting plot erupts right into a fiery conclusion.
Offspring is a narrative of longings, thwarted goals and the hunt for fact. finally, it's a story of family members, and our fervent have to belong.
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Offspring by MICHAEL QUADLAND