By Herman Alves
Breaking Stones follows Alves’ odyssey from a boyhood spent along with his ally, Burro the donkey, in Portugal to the social alienation he skilled in Germany to the tradition surprise he felt in Montreal, the place his kinfolk moved whilst he was once an adolescent.
the journey keeps as Alves attempts to discover himself as every thing from a wannabe rock superstar to a trojan horse picker, a club-owner to a calèche-driver, a landlord to a political activist, a steel-worker to a high-tech advisor, a restaurateur to a philanthropist. in the course of every thing, Alves stories the euphoria and heartbreak and tragedy of marriage and fatherhood. And finally, the child from the Stone Age emerges intact and wiser within the web Age.
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