By T.W. Greene,Matthew Searock
a novel narrating a fast moving, fantastical “road journey” packed with grand historic vistas and occasions, memorable characters, humor, drama, and suspense. The memoir chronicles boys’ adolescent progress within the thick of a tumultuous year.
Penned from the point of view of delicate and considerate JACK, this trip leads the lads and the reader from idyllic formative years days in Connecticut to terrible tragedy at Seattle’s area Needle. Innocence misplaced. existence learned. Jack’s significant middle and ever-present love for kinfolk and ally SPENCER forge his identification and destiny.
SPENCER, a confident adventurous middle-class son of a pilot, stoically offers with loss whilst his father’s aircraft vanishes. In flip, he discovers fortitude as he globe-trots with Jack, his absolute confidant. via a chain of adventures so various from all he’s ever recognized, Spencer learns the significance of actual friendship and self-worth.
Jack and Spencer are thrust into exciting, off-beat and downright superb events. They rub shoulders with famous old figures and have the ability to break out the “jaws of demise” 3 times.
Both neighbors are born at the related day, 3 hours aside. The drama starts off on their birthday because the thirteen-year-old boys approximately drown in a Connecticut river, and ends quickly after the 25-year outdated males, passengers aboard the fateful japanese flight 401 to Miami, crash into the Florida Everglades.
This fast-paced novel, 1961, transports the reader onboard their grand voyage from the family’s bases; the seashore condominium set within the dunes of Perdido Key, Florida, the mansion in Bedford Hills, big apple, the four-story granite Vienna manor, and the turn-of-the-century shingle-styled cottage excessive atop Maine’s rocky shore-lined cliffs.
Head-on, the old-moneyed family members faces an the United States gripped in racial rigidity, and a Europe within the warmth of the chilly warfare. The secret of Jack’s father’s career propels the family members through airplane, teach, send, and vehicle. Their tale is formed by way of: The Kennedy Inauguration, Vienna, a divided Berlin, races at Monza and ultra-swank Monaco, a mysterious Greek island, Venice and Provelglia at Easter, frantic Santa Monica, the liberty 7 house release on Cape Canaveral, and discovery of stolen artwork excessive within the Swiss Alps.
This family members exemplifies glamor, exuberance and specifically, the artwork of dealing in secrets.
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1961 by T.W. Greene,Matthew Searock