A FIRM PERSUASION by J. ANTHONY BURNS

By J. ANTHONY BURNS

the writer has written a real to lifestyles tale of a tender lady, Marlene Bryson, who studies post-partum melancholy whereas her newly married husband is abroad in the course of the warfare. additional to her sorrow is the truth that her child, Harry, is the results of rape. She needs to come to a decision her subsequent circulation if she is to carry onto her sanity whereas residing opposed to her will within the stately Chicago domestic of her In-laws, the O’Coins. Her final selection brings her younger existence complete circle as she creates a destiny with no 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 together with her lack of and his personal ache of PTSD.

The reader meets up with a solid of characters who turn into the cloth of Marlene’s colourful and occasionally drab lifestyles through 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 existence stories in human companies as an authorized social employee with a graduate measure in counseling psychology. His travels have taken him all around the nation, yet now he calls significant Massachusetts his domestic the place he lives along with his spouse Barbara Judith and their array of family pets.

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