Disturbing the Peace
John Wilder is in his mid-thirties, a successful salesman with a place in the country, an adoring wife and a ten-year-old son.But something is wrong. His family no longer interests him, his infidelities are leading him nowhere and he has begun to drink too much. Then one night, something inside John snaps and he calls his wife to tell her that he isn't coming home...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - giovannigf - LibraryThing
A semi-autobiographical story, Disturbing the Peace begins with John Wilder experiencing a mental breakdown from excessive drinking and lack of sleep. He threatens his wife and child and ends up being ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - drugfiend - LibraryThing
This is a very good book, though you could call it rather bleak. Or you could say that Yates simply sees things so clearly that it becomes painful. The describtion of Wilders incarceration in a mental hospital is harrowing indeed! Read full review