Freight by Mel Bosworth

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This unflinching, quirky tale follows a flawed yet lovable everyman as he searches for Home. We never learn his name. Nor do we learn her name-the woman whose freight is still too much for him to carry. But we know he likes soft things. We know he works through pain. We know his childhood still clings to him, despite his graying hair. And through knowing him and all his freight, ours is easier to bear.

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Published September 1, 2011 by Folded Word. 226 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bosworth's nameless everyman protagonist struggles with his love for a woman who has been hurt too many times to trust. He drinks too much and drifts through jobs, but most of this information comes through hints, with Bosworth focusing more on thoughtful, thematic vignettes about subjects inclu...

Aug 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Freight

Huffington Post

I'm opening the first pages of Mel Bosworth's debut novel, Freight, and I see it is a little like that, but after my first diversion it seems it isn't so much the story's action you're diverting, but your own mood and feeling.

Jan 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Freight

Pank Magazine

It isn’t often that a story allows us to simply muse, to contemplate the high and the low of things, but Mel Bosworth’s Freight does just that.

Sep 29 2011 | Read Full Review of Freight

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