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Description - Waiting in Vain by Colin Channer

Meet Fire--Jamaican-born, charming, poetic, and talented--a man who's vowed to never play "love-is-blind" games again. Then he meets Sylvia, a beautiful magazine editor who keeps her passions under lock and key. Together they must choose between the love in their lives and the love of their lives. From the galleries of Soho to the brownstones of Brooklyn, from the nightclubs of London to the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, Channer takes us on a wild, soul-searching ride as Fire and Sylvia try to connect, disconnect, and reconnect amid conflicting desires and wounds from the past. But through intricate love triangles, skewed priorities, and crushing personal tragedies, Fire, Sylvia, and their friends must learn that some things in life are worth fighting for. If not, you're simply waiting in vain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780345425522
ISBN-10: 0345425529
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 348
Imprint: Ballantine Books Inc.
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Colin Channer

A freelance copywriter and editor, Colin Channer has had his work published in Essence, Millimeter, Ebony Man, Black Enterprise, and Billboard on subjects ranging from popular music to economics and media technology. He is the author of the short stories "The Ballad of the Sad Chanteuseand "Black Boy, Brown Girl, Brownstones, included in the anthology Soulfires: Young Black Men on Love and Violence. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. From the Hardcover edition."

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