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By Michael Parker

Strangers meet over the hood of a used motor vehicle in Texas: Marcus, who's fleeing either his monetary and private disasters; and Maria, who after years of dodging her error has again to her homeland to make amends. One having a look ahead, the opposite in retrospect, they face off over the automobile they either wish and imagine they want: a low-slung sky-blue 1984 Buick Electra.

The vehicle, too, has noticeable its percentage of disasters. each one dent and ripped seam represents a pivotal second within the lives of others: from the boy who assembled it at an Indiana plant to all its resulting owners—a God-fearing guy who sells it while he sees a gorgeous lady sprawled throughout its hood, a physician who can't dissociate it from his son's destiny, and a rancher's spouse who'd a lot fairly reside with out it for all of the background it carries.

After realizing one another for under an hour, Marcus and Maria choose to purchase the Buick jointly. As this spectacular novel follows the rocky paths of the Electra and its owners—both previous and present—these strangers shape an unforeseen and finally resilient alliance.

All i've got during this World is a unique type of love tale concerning the energy of friendship and the methods we needs to learn how to forgive ourselves if we're ever to maneuver on.

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