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Falling Backwards

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"...The next morning started like any other but finished quite differently...There are moments in life when you know you're at a fork in the road, you can turn either way but you can't turn back..."

Falling Backwards, the appealing first novel by James Eke, is a modern day quest to find what was lost, meaning in life. An eclectic mix of skid-row angels, philosophical junkies and wandering Buddhist monks inhabit this street parable, told in the first person.

The narrator leaves all behind--relationship, job, lifestyle--to find himself on the streets of Vancouver's Lower East Side and on into the wilds of the Rocky Mountains.

His re-creation of self is chronicled with insight and humour in this outstanding first novel.