The Projectionist : A novel that has garnered much attention, The Projectionist is clever and poignant, moving and humorous. Michael Helm writes of Toss Raymond, a man who has had a year to lose his marriage, his job as a high-school teacher and his reputation in town. During a dry, unyielding summer in a drought-ridden town by the South Saskatchewan River, he hooks up with a pair of unlikely companions - to the further disapproval of his neighbors. Toss must decide whether or not to abandon his notion of home and pursue his heart's dream. 299 pages.