West of Ellis Public Deposited

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  • Ellis, a booming mid-sized town in California's Central Valley, is packed with farmers and commuters, and plagued with a dwindling sense of itself and its history. Set against the backdrop of a failed murder-suicide, a secret affair and a wealthy local mogul's attempt to develop the town into something it's never been, West of Ellis tells the story of four individuals from different walks of life: a desperate, fallen actor who's written his own suicide opus, a scientific young teacher trying to escape her past, a passionate Buddhist who's fallen in love with a co-worker, and an alcoholic defense attorney who can never possess the only thing in the world he really wants. In Ellis, these four characters find their lives intertwined with the town, with history, and with each other. When Ellis's precarious identity is threatened, each character is forced to decide what matters most. This novel examines themes of human desire, the significance of place, and the meaning of identity.
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