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- DescriptionUpstate New York, 1869. Hetty Griswold finds herself caught between two men. On the one side is her husband, Archie Griswold, Chief Signalman of the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad - a jealous man and all too ready to believe the worst of his wife. On the other side is Chauncey Miller, a former suitor who abandoned his courtship of Hetty in 1861 to answer Lincoln's first call for volunteers at the outbreak of the Civil War. Hetty had resolved to wait for Chauncey's return, but after one letter, she had heard thing more from him during the war and for years after General Robert E. Lee's surrender. Giving him up for dead, she married Archie. But on one hot afteron in July 1869, Chauncey returns, a wasted and bitter man, crazed and crippled. He had spent the years of the Civil War as a prisoner and four years after the war seeking revenge on his captors. Chauncey wishes to reclaim his lost love and will do absolutely anything to get her back. The struggle between the two men and Hetty's determination to choose her own destiny unfold against the backdrop of a violent attempt by Jay Gould and James Fisk, Jr. to take over the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad, an attempt that leads to what would become kwn as The Susquehanna War.
- Author BiographyIn Memoriam - Franklin Rogers (July 25, 1921 - December 3, 2011)was born in the Bronx. After Pearl Harbor, he enlisted and was sent to the China-Burma-India Theater where he was in the military intelligence and Signal Corps. After returning home, he married Mary Ann Cate. They had one son, Bruce. Franklin received his PhD from UC Berkeley on the G.I. Bill. He started teaching at UW- Milwaukee and UC Davis. In 1966-67, he was a Fulbright Professor at the Universit de France, Lyon; and was then invited back for two years (69-71). In 1975, he was invited to teach at the Universit de France, Paris-Sorbonne; and then finished his teaching career at San Jose State. He wrote or edited a dozen books about Mark Twain, a couple on critical theory.
- Author(s)Franklin R. Rogers
- PublisherKnox Robinson Publishing Ltd
- Date of Publication04/12/2013
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintKnox Robinson Publishing Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight503 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
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