By B. Glen Rotchin
Mort Halbman is the leading suspect in an arson research whilst his relatives domestic burns down, and he feels forced to continually go back to the ruins and to the thoughts where nonetheless holds for him.
Haunted via the stories of his former domestic and lifestyles, Mort Halbman dangers every little thing in a bold try at a final shot at redemption. Halbman is a crotchety, divorced, 65-year-old garment producer, who laments wasting the single real love of his lifestyles, the Montreal Expos. Now the dream domestic he inbuilt the overdue Nineteen Sixties within the specific Montreal suburb of Hampstead, the place he lived along with his relations for twenty years, has burned down lower than mysterious situations, andMort unearths himself the leading suspect in an arson investigation.
Meanwhile, his estranged homosexual son, Jacob, has introduced that he’s getting married and needs Mort to take part within the rabbi-officiated same-sex rite with his ex-wife, Mona, and her unbearable boyfriend, Gordon, Canada’s e-book reviewer extraordinaire. It’s the very last thing Mort desires to do. He feels forced to continually go back in his Jaguar to the burned-out break of his former domestic, and to the thoughts where nonetheless holds for him. With pathos and humour, Halbman Steals Home tells the tale of Mort’s bold try to probability every thing for a final shot at redemption.