7 Good Reasons Not to Be Good
Seven Good Reasons Not to Be Good opens with a postcardfrom forty-something Matt to his oldest friend Zane.Zane is dying, but maybe he doesn’t need to be. Matt has todo something about it. And that’s not Matt’s only problem.His father is disappearing into dementia and his marriage is intatters. It seems the oft-postponed trip from Vancouver to Torontois now critical -- if Matt is to save his friend, say goodbyeto his father and perhaps find something of himself he lost solong ago.
In Seven Good Reasons Not to Be Good, John Gould treatsmortality, morality and modernity with equal measures of reverence,wit and sympathy.