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By J. ANTHONY BURNS

the writer has written a real to existence tale of a tender lady, Marlene Bryson, who studies post-partum melancholy whereas her newly married husband is in another country in the course of the conflict. additional to her sorrow is the truth that her child, Harry, is the results of rape. She needs to make a decision her subsequent circulation if she is to carry onto her sanity whereas dwelling opposed to her will within the stately Chicago domestic of her In-laws, the O’Coins. Her final choice brings her younger existence complete circle as she creates a destiny with out her child in a urban distant between overall strangers.

Her painful efforts at self-fulfillment and a useful existence lead to marriage with Jonas Maxwell whereas her past love struggles after conflict along with her lack of and his personal ache of PTSD.

The reader meets up with a forged of characters who develop into the cloth of Marlene’s colourful and occasionally drab lifestyles in the course of the 1940’s prior to Pearl Harbor and the Berlin Airlift in 1948: Col. Charles Lindbergh and Chennault, Doolittle and Rickenbacker, her staunch allies, Dolly and Sonja, a DP from Lithuania, Lincoln Maxwell, her son and Phoebe Bagwell, a reporter in Chicago. input her altering international.

This is Anthony’s first complete size novel. He has drawn from lifestyles studies in human providers as a certified social employee with a graduate measure in counseling psychology. His travels have taken him everywhere in the state, yet now he calls crucial Massachusetts his domestic the place he lives together with his spouse Barbara Judith and their array of family pets.

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