By Jim Ament
Waiting for Zoë is a singular that explores a person’s skill to suffer within the face of tragedy—and love. A character-driven, mainstream novel set in Wyoming, Colorado, manhattan urban, and Southern California, it makes the reader ask the difficult query: who's answerable for growing ourselves?
James R. Ament says, “I had this tale in brain a couple of younger one that it seems that has every thing going for her, yet then her existence falls aside. The query is: Does she get it again? And if this is the case, how? i needed to determine if I’d be happy with the result.”
He is. and you'll be, too. there's even a reader’s consultant behind the book!
“A genre-bending novel…Stripped to its necessities, anticipating Zoë describes the bittersweet collision of a brilliant younger East Coast girl of customers and a filthy rich Southern California businessman. Strangers on web page one, the not going confederates stick with separate paths of loss, discomfort, and emotional desolation that [eventually] intersect…to locate new paths top out of the confusion and purposelessness that threaten to crush them. The characters are sharply outlined and beautiful, and the discussion flows easily and strikes the narrative alongside at a comfy velocity. The settings and events are neither contrived nor trite, and the conflicts are right now hard and obtainable. briefly, there’s not anything inside awaiting Zoë that marks its writer as a newcomer to the literary stage.”
Stephen Knapp, Writers,
The Canyon Courier
(Reprinted with permission of Evergreen Newspapers)
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Waiting for Zoë by Jim Ament