Chance of A Lifetime by Robert M. Tucker

By Robert M. Tucker

A father is going off the deep finish to alter his family's lifestyle in a hugely interesting comedy.

Chance of a life-time depicts a gold hunt that faucets into the guts of a modern American relations with humor and sensitivity. Burnt-out middle-aged geology professor Wilson Trebourne is uninterested with the social, monetary, and ecological blight of Southern California. a lot to his family’s chagrin, he quits his activity on the collage, sells every little thing he owns, together with their attractive condo within the suburbs, then gambles his complete lifestyles mark downs on a distant gold mine within the mountains of Northern California. They notice their cabin is occupied by means of a recalcitrant previous squatter, Pinto candy, who refuses to maneuver out. as though leaving behind the yankee Dream isn’t adequate, Wilson is swindled by means of unscrupulous developer, invoice Dixon, who has different plans for Wilson’s new-found paradise.

Dixon isn't a guy to be trifled with. He continuously will get what he wishes through using a gang of threatening, yet hilariously incompetent, neighborhood thugs who get rid of squatters from public land so he can resell it. The magnanimous Wilson befriends such displaced people, Molly Carter, a tender difficult carny and sharpshooter, and Julian Ogilvy, a former librarian.

Wilson's clash with Dixon escalates while Wilson interferes with Dixon and his mega-resort venture. a few underhanded enterprise and nasty confrontations happen during this shaggy dog story, as Wilson makes an attempt to revive stability to the group, the surroundings, and to his family members life.

Show description

Read or Download Chance of A Lifetime PDF

Similar general humourous fiction books

Haines Junction

Joshua Waldo Lake Shackelton, born in New Mexico in 1946, may possibly by no means forget about the decision of the wild. In 1964, spared from the draft, he slips up the coast so far as the end of Vancouver Island ahead of relocating inland. Wending his manner via BC’s inlets and coastal mountains, Joshua discovers the character of solitude; within the ports and villages, he discovers neighborhood.

Mit Kant-Zitaten zum Orgasmus (German Edition)

Der deutsche Weg zum GlückFrüher marschierten sie im Stechschritt, heute besuchen sie Bauchtanzkurse: Die Deutschen haben sich ganz schön verändert – nur mit Gefühlen haben sie es noch immer nicht so. In seinem neuen Buch erzählt Moritz Netenjakob die lustigsten Geschichten aus dem deutschen Alltag – zum Staunen, Wiedererkennen und Lachen.

Santa's Got Gas

Santa's received fuel is a fun-packed journey, following Santa from dinner at domestic with Mrs. Claus via his final supply of provides. Santa's no longer feeling solid yet, you will be guffawing at what occurs alongside the way in which. Merry Christmas! !

Um Gottes willen, ein Mediziner!: Heiteres aus einem ernsten Beruf (German Edition)

Heitere Geschichten und Anekdoten aus dem Krankenhaus, erlebt und aufgezeichnet von einem weit über die Grenzen unseres Landes hinaus bekannten Arzt. Geschichten, die zeigen, dass Humor und Menschlichkeit auch in der nüchternen Atmosphäre einer Klinik nicht zu kurz kommen. Das Buch ist so etwas wie eine Chronik der Zustände der Medizin des vergangenen Jahrhunderts.

Extra resources for Chance of A Lifetime

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 43 votes