Notes from Nadir by Lisa Maliga
Approx. 87,940 words.
Published on January 4, 2011.
A California writer returns to her Midwestern home due to financial difficulties. Moving in with Mom, she lands a job at an online auction site. She deals with wacky coworkers, unsympathetic relatives, health issues and the struggle with being in Nadir--the place and the state of mind.