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This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Jess and Gregor live in a basement apartment. Gregor is a comedian and Jess is a struggling actor. The sudden death of their close friend Peter forces them to think about their lives. They stay up all night talking, loving, arguing. This is their night of truth. Who are they? What do they want? What do they mean to each other? Lexile level: HL330L
About the Author
Alan Cumyn began writing poetry and short stories in high school. Today, he is the award-winning author of novels for adults and young adults, two of which won the Ottawa Book Award. His books have been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award, the Giller Prize, and the Trillium Award. In 2016, he received the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Vicky Metcalfe Award for body of work for young people. Alan lives in Ottawa and teaches writing with the Vermont College of Fine Arts.