Saving a Life

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Vicki-Ann Bush

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Saving a Life is a story about Walter, an elderly man left to live with the guilt, and frustration of surviving a horrific family tragedy.



Short Summary

Walter lives with his son and daughter in-law. He's miserable, and they're worried he's given up on life. With the help of a young neighbor, Walter is coerced into joining the community pool, where he finds old friends, and begins a journey back to the living.

Walter, finally making peace with the tragedy that consumed his life, passes away in his sleep with the vision of his lost grandson waiting to greet him.


New York

Based on a True Story


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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Walter

Age: 80

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Honorable, Blunt, Lone Wolf, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Vivian

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Complex, Modest

Additional Character Details

Name: Lillian

Age: 90

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Complex, Empathetic, Educated, Gracious

Additional Character Details

Name: Robert

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Selfless

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Solstice Publishing

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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