Title: Where the Heart Was
Publisher: Legendary Publishing
Book Condition: New
2009. 1st. Hardcover. Num Pages: 538 pages. BIC Classification: FT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 163 x 36. Weight in Grams: 882. A Novel. 538 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FT. Dimension: 238 x 163 x 36. Weight: 882. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781887747400
Synopsis: It is the depths of the Depression. In the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, One third of the country was ill-housed, ill-clothed, and ill-fed. Young Bennie Todd and his family forced to live in an unheated, sparsely furnished apartment in Waubonsee are no exception. Bennie, sickly and always hungry, longs for the place where he was born the family farm on the Wisconsin Cut-Over. When mysterious Uncle Newt arrives from Alaska and makes the move back possible, Bennie's world enlarges, encompassing the swamps and woodlands of northwestern Wisconsin and the legends surrounding them, the story of his Sioux great-grandmother, and eventually the tender passion of his first and lasting love. In part an autobiography of his Depression childhood, and a multigenerational family saga, Boyer brings to life the mood, the desperation of those years, a re-creates memorable moments in our common history truly a book for our time.
About the Author: Glenn G. Boyer grew up knowing the hardship of the Depression. After serving twenty-two years in the U.S. Air Force, he retired as a Lt. Colonel and command pilot to focus on historical research and writing. Boyer is internationally recognized as the authority on Wyatt Earp, having published the memoirs of Wyatt and his wife and the nonfiction work, Wyatt Earp s Tombstone Vendetta. He is also the author of eight highly acclaimed Western novels.
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