About the Book
The stakes don’t get any higher than this! Benjamin is a compulsive gambler who’s just lost the money for his girlfriend Ruth’s trip to an alternative cancer clinic in Mexico. He has 72 hours to find the cash, and his options are running out.In desperation Benjamin finds himself in a synagogue, where he meets a prophet named Eli who gives him rabbinical advice–and a hot tip on a racehorse. The thrill of the race is only the beginning of this hilarious and touching journey that contemplates the nature of luck, and the power of faith.
News & Reviews
“… both touching drama and laugh-out-loud.” —Globe & Mail
About the Author
Adam Pettle is a playwright, television writer, producer, and radio dramatist. He is a graduate of the National Theatre School and Dalhousie University. His plays include Therac-25, Zadie’s Shoes, Sunday Father, Mosley and Me, Rattle the Bones, and an adaptation of Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. Pettle was the co-creator and head writer of the popular CBC Radio drama Afghanada. He has written for several television series, including Rookie Blue and Saving Hope.