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Henri: A Novel of Indecisions

John Osborn

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Paperback. 384 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.9in.Henri Lord lives his life trying to manage mountaineering, money and his own sexuality, while death keeps stalking his decisions. Only when trying to emulate his mountaineering parents can Henri find stability within himself. Climbing brings him joy and peace of mind. His professional career as a financial investor excites him with a passion, especially with other peoples money. However, there is always additional financial pressure as Henri can not understand or accept the Lord family culture of primogeniture, and he desperately wants his share of the family fortune. As he struggles to find himself Henri has to overcome his uncertainty about his own sexuality. Eventually, out of the chaos of his indecisions, Henri tries to act in accordance with the traditions of the Lord family, helped by his sister Giselle. Events involving Henri, the Lord family, murder and mayhem climax in London at the end of the millennium. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781456761530

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Title: Henri: A Novel of Indecisions

Publisher: AuthorHouse Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Henri Lord lives his life trying to manage mountaineering, money and his own sexuality, while death keeps stalking his decisions. Only when trying to emulate his mountaineering parents can Henri find stability within himself. Climbing brings him joy and peace of mind. His professional career as a financial investor excites him with a passion, especially with other people's money. However, there is always additional financial pressure as Henri can not understand or accept the Lord family culture of primogeniture, and he desperately wants his share of the family fortune. As he struggles to find himself Henri has to overcome his uncertainty about his own sexuality. Eventually, out of the chaos of his indecisions, Henri tries to act in accordance with the traditions of the Lord family, helped by his sister Giselle. Events involving Henri, the Lord family, murder and mayhem climax in London at the end of the millennium.

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John Osborn was born in 1939 in Ipswich England but grew up in the East End of London where he learnt to sail. In North Wales he graduated as a professional forester and rock climbed three days a week. After working as a field forester for three years in Australia John went to Vancouver, British Columbia for postgraduate studies and the Flower Power movement of the sixties. While working for thirty years for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, both as a forester and a systems analyst John sailed competitively, climbed mountains and taught survival and winter camping. He finished his professional career with three years consulting in Zimbabwe, walking with the lions. Now retired, although working part-time at the local Golf Club, John lives with his wife in Kelowna, BC where he hikes and x-c skis from his doorstep.

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