McNeil’s consequential plus enlightening tale channels the colorful world within the postal environment. Making up this vividly essential yarn are six intriguing stories that provide a different yet necessary spin on postal-related issues: Freeman Souls’ alcoholism plight, coupled with struggling to choose between his floundering relationship with his fiancée or a seductively gorgeous and extremely aggressive co-worker. James Richards’ ultimate decision to gain custody of his daughter from her negligent mother. Denise Tucker’s enormous task of establishing her identity as a newly appointed assistant manager, consequently finding herself constantly clashing with her manipulative boss. The self-absorbed Lexington VanGuard’s rise up the corporate ladder that becomes severely threatened by an unlikely source. Louis Rodriguez’s dream of becoming a hip-hop superstar which garners questionable reviews by his peers. The unreliable Cadina Wilson who finally secures a role in the post office only to jeopardize her position, to her father’s dismay. Six interlocking journeys committed to analyzing these characters’ choices of overcoming personal demons, hidden motives from co-workers and bottom-line agendas from the hirer up...and fueled with enough drama to make one of these individuals go Postal!
Postal is a thrilling read. A great book.