By Laurie Alberts
In 1969 Kim Janik was once a tender guy shining with promise—handsome, outstanding, learning at Harvard on a physics scholarship—and he was once in love with Laurie Alberts, a afflicted youngster from a prosperous Boston suburb. Twenty-five years later, while Kim’s bare and decomposing physique was once came upon at the Wyoming prairie, one photograph—that of the Harvard junior and the seventeen-year-old—was present in his deserted vehicle. This booklet is Alberts’s try to piece jointly what occurred in among. An entire novelist, Alberts brings to her job the looking intelligence, clear-eyed candor, and narrative grace that experience marked her past books. She painstakingly recreates her turbulent courting with Kim and strains the twisted path that ended in his eventual destroy. a narrative of obsessive love, societal upheaval, and the warring impulses of survival and self-destruction, Fault Line strikes past the bounds of the conventional memoir into the geographical regions of biography and literary journalism. With interviews and letters, Alberts augments her lucid reflections that allows you to understand Kim’s lifestyles and loss of life and her position in either. the result's a unique paintings that melds the interior and outer worlds with a continuing depth.