Ragged Company (37)

51rvEJHr7AL._SY344_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_I saw this Canadian author interviewed on the CTV-Kitchener New at noon.  The author was so honest and open about his past and how he also struggled as a homeless person and how this was the inspiration for his book. This story emerged from his experiences and the people he met along the way.

No one expects a homeless person to pick up a lost lottery ticket worth $13.5 million. In fact, it almost never happens. And even if it does once in a cold blue moon, as it did in this case, without a fixed address there is little chance that anyone will give them their winnings–until Granite helps them and changes their lives forever.

What an inspiring, hopeful, and tender story. I loved this character-driven novel. After reading this story, I now have a much deeper appreciation of how hard homeless people have it.

I read the book in one sitting and could not put it down.

Thank you Richard Wagamese for such a wonderful book!

Rating:  5 Stars

~ Irene Roth


About irenesroth

I am a freelance and academic writer. I am currently writing a book called `Fearless Freelance Writers`. Please look out for it soon on this blog.
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