American society is wedged right in the middle of the cross and the crown like days of old. The reader will understand the automatic conflict of the “dream of most Americans”.
The Irony of The Well describes the unexplored territory of recovery from mental illness. It concludes and summarizes the part of the journey. The book also relates to the mainstream that which we all do— the racing, getting, buying, and spending of all this energy and yet, slowly getting nowhere while depleting the earth’s resources in so doing. This book provides clues, a map and an interesting recipe to begin setting things in motion for a better and sustainable world.
Owen was trapped between two systems. The Irony of The Well is a journey through the life of an American Mormon from Utah and is a classic example of the inevitable outcome of when capitalism and Mormonism collide.