By Trebor Healey
Award-winning novelist Trebor Healey depicts San Francisco within the Nineteen Eighties and '90s in poetic prose that's either ribald and poignant, and a crossing into the yankee West that's dreamy, mythic, and visionary.
When twenty-one-year-old Seamus Blake meets the robust and self-possessed Jimmy (just arrived in San Francisco via bicycle from his fatherland in Buffalo, New York), he feels his existence may perhaps ultimately be taking a flip for the higher. however the resulting romance proves short-lived as Jimmy dies of an AIDS-related disease. The grieving Seamus is obliged to maintain a promise to Jimmy: "Take me again the way in which I came."
And so Seamus units out by way of bicycle on a picaresque trip with the ashes, hoping to convey them again to Buffalo. He meets truck drivers, waitresses, university little ones, farmers, ranchers, Marines, and different travelers--each one giving him a brand new standpoint on his personal existence and on Jimmy's loss of life. while he meets and turns into concerned with a tender local American guy whose mom has lately died, Seamus's grief and his tale turn into common and redemptive.
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An overcurrent condition can be the result of an overload, a ground fault, or a short circuit and must be eliminated before the conductor insulation damage point is reached. Overcurrent protective devices (such as fuses and circuit breakers) should be selected to ensure that the short-circuit current rating of the system components is not exceeded should a short circuit or high-level ground fault occur. System components include wire, bus structures, switching, protection and disconnect devices, and distribution equipment, all of which have limited short-circuit ratings and would be damaged or destroyed if those short-circuit ratings were exceeded.