✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ The Gulf By Belle Boggs ⚣ – Heartforum.co.uk A hilarious send up of writing workshops, for profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelieversMarianne is in a slump barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on A hilarious send up of writing workshops, for profit education, and The Gulf between believers and nonbelieversMarianne is in a slump barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment When her novelist ex fianc , Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low residency school for Christian writers at a motel they ve inherited on Florida s Gulf Coast, she can t come up with a reason to say noThe Genesis Inspirational Writing Ranch is born, and liberal, atheist Marianne is soon knee deep in applications from writers whose political and religious beliefs she has always opposed but whose money she s glad to take Janine is a schoolteacher whose heartfelt poems explore the final days of Terri Schiavo s life Davonte is a former RB superstar who hopes to reboot his career with a bestselling tale of excess and redemption Lorraine and Tom, eccentric writers in need of paying jobs, join the Ranch as instructorsMark finds an investor in God s Word God s World, a business that develops for profit schools for the Christian market, but the conditions that come along with their support become increasingly problematic, especially as Marianne grows closer to the students As unsavory allegations mount, a hurricane bears down on the Ranch, and Marianne is faced with the consequences of her decisionsWith sharp humor and deep empathy, The Gulf is a memorable debut novel in which Belle Boggs plumbs the troubled waters dividing America.
Belle Boggs is the author of The Gulf, a novel the nonfiction book The Art of Waiting On Fertility, Medicine and Motherhood and the story collection Mattaponi Queen She has published work in Ecotone, Orion, Ploughshares, and Harper s, among other publications She grew up in King William County, Virginia and is Associate Professor of English at North Carolina State University.
- 320 pages
- The Gulf
- Belle Boggs
- 10 March 2017 Belle Boggs