By Anna Loan-Wilsey
From Anna Loan-Wilsey comes the 1st installment of a brand new ancient secret sequence that includes Hattie Davish, a touring secretary who arrives in a small Ozark city purely to find her new corporation has disappeared. . .
On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, leave out Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic inn city the place these with no the smell of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her providers as a personal secretary, Hattie is asking ahead to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botany—and discovering the town's good-looking health practitioner. yet it's difficult to get her task performed together with her supplier nowhere to be chanced on. . .
An military of unassuming ladies wielding hatchets have descended at the quiet Ozark village, destroying each saloon of their path--and leaving various enemies of their wake. So while their loved chief, mom Trevelyan, is murdered, it's effortless to indicate arms. Now that she's operating for a lifeless girl, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the reality. And as she follows a path of cryptic loss of life threats, she'll come nose to nose with a killer way more risky than the Demon Rum. . .
"A tremendous learn from a welcome boost to the style. This one shouldn't be missed--it has it all!" --Emily Brightwell
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While he is at times the very prototype of the social protest writer, James T. Farrell is primarily interested in broader and more abstract matters in his 1935 trilogy, Studs Lonigan. Farrell’s trilogy is finally a study of the failure of the American “melting pot” ideal, a favorite concept of the University of Chicago school of sociology. The three novels depict a Chicago Irish American working-class neighborhood from which any redemptive spirituality has been banished. The Catholic Church in Studs Lonigan is an institution of meaningless ritual and cruel judgment as signaled in the title of the third volume of the trilogy, “Judgment Day,” and a spirit of xenophobic exclusion and misogyny permeates the Irish American neighborhood in which the Lonigan family resides.
There are no significant common characters, and no concrete shared setting. What unites the complex whole of this important work – often cited as the inaugurating masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance – is an extremely elaborate conceptual structuring. , and then south again to a fictional small Georgia town. Each of the sections is associated with a season and a time of day: rural Georgia with autumn, harvest, and dusk; urban Washington with winter, sterility, and night; small town Georgia with dawn, spring, and rebirth.
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A Lack of Temperance (Hattie Davish Mystery, Book 1) by Anna Loan-Wilsey