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Making Home #2020

Making Home In his real life Manu Contrares makes a decent living as a videographer in New York But when his mother goes into hospice he heads home to Bay Valley to help take care of her and ends up back at his

  • Title: Making Home
  • Author: Dev Bentham
  • ISBN: 9781682523940
  • Page: 104
  • Format: ebook
  • Making Home By Dev Bentham, In his real life, Manu Contrares makes a decent living as a videographer in New York But when his mother goes into hospice, he heads home to Bay Valley to help take care of her and ends up back at his first job on the janitorial staff of the local college It feels like a long step down for a proud Hispanic man.Chris Hall loves teaching but hates research That s becomingIn his real life, Manu Contrares makes a decent living as a videographer in New York But when his mother goes into hospice, he heads home to Bay Valley to help take care of her and ends up back at his first job on the janitorial staff of the local college It feels like a long step down for a proud Hispanic man.Chris Hall loves teaching but hates research That s becoming a big problem because his third year faculty review is coming up and if he doesn t make something happen soon, he ll be out He s spending his nights working in the lab on a Hail Mary attempt to save his job.When the two men meet, it s explosive And complicated Chris is lily white and culturally tone deaf and Manu s only in town for a short stay It s a recipe for heartbreak Still, the pull between them is too strong for either to ignore Can they overcome their different backgrounds and somehow surmount the geographical problems, or is this a fling that will leave them both exhausted and lonely than before

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    1. Emmanuel Manu Contrares hated his home town, as well as the night janitorial job he had while in college yet ten years later, he finds himself back home, and back working the same dead end job But he s doing so because his beloved mother is in hospice care and Manu has moved home from NYC to care for her in her last days Chris Hall is on the tenure track at Bay U and while he loves teaching, he s hating every moment of his research study on nematode worms Chris spends most of his time in the res [...]

    2. 3.5 starsIt has rather poignant background Manu comes home to Bay Valley because his mother is dying so he takes a temporary job as janitor at his college alumni in order to take care of her I liked the relationship enough and I really FELT for Manu and Chris problem with his research and job somehow spoke to me.EVEN THOUGH, I felt like the differences between the two of them, like Chris making assumptions about Manu because of his race in the beginning, wasn t completely explored Chris definite [...]

    3. 3.5 Stars Emmanuel Contrares is back in a town he didn t like, in a job he thought he d escaped, at a University that previously had never seen beyond the color of his skin and the lilt of his accent But his mother is dying, and as her only child, he has to be there Plus, he loves her with all his heart his mother had fled Chile to America while she had been pregnant with Manu, and worked hard all her life to make a better way for him Now, Manu is working a night janitor position at the same uni [...]

    4. 4.5 stars.With a poignant storyline, an appealing cast of characters and sizzling hot love scenes, Making Home by Dev Bentham is a captivating romance between two unlikely partners.Manu Contrares is back in Bay Valley for a heartbreaking reason and he has enough on his plate without a romantic entanglement complicating his life He is also not a relationship kind of guy so he is disconcerted by his strong attraction to Professor Chris Hall whose cultural insensitivity is particularly irritating S [...]

    5. These men do not have an easy life Both of them are struggling with what makes them happy, what brings them a measure of success, and who to include in their lives to enhance both Manu sacrificed career and the city to care for the mother he loves, the woman who gave up her whole life to ensure that his was better than her own He is sweet, tender, and a swarthy beauty of a man who captures Chris attention without even trying It s too bad that every time Chris mouth opens he inserts his foot And [...]

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