American Romantic by Ward Just

By Ward Just

Harry Sanders is a tender international provider officer in Nineteen Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate stumble upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, modify the process his life.

Absorbing the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington earlier than eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the fascinating may possibly, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired top New England and searching out an break out into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's options, and should has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 fascinating girls who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, can provide an totally compelling tale of american citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.

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By Ward Just

Harry Sanders is a tender international provider officer in Nineteen Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate stumble upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, modify the process his life.

Absorbing the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington earlier than eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the fascinating may possibly, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired top New England and searching out an break out into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's options, and should has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 fascinating girls who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, can provide an totally compelling tale of american citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.

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American Romantic

Harry Sanders is a tender overseas carrier officer in Nineteen Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate stumble upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, regulate the process his life.

Absorbing the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington ahead of eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the alluring might, who's fleeing her circle of relatives disappointments in tired higher New England and seeking out an get away into Harry's diplomatic lifestyles. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, winning couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's recommendations, and should has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 beautiful ladies who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, promises an totally compelling tale of american citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.

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Don't look, Christina," Carl said as they passed poor, ragged children begging. "I wish I could help them," she said. "Me too, but we have little money for ourselves. We must spend a night here, but we'll leave early in the morning," Carl told his sister. The immigrant hotel where the travelers stayed was dirty and crowded. Carl took out the remaining bread and cheese that his mother had given them. They ate in silence. In the morning, they walked to the dock where a large steamer awaited them.

Should he go to Texas? He read the letter again, then put it back in the envelope and looked at his family. Tears began to form in his mother's eyes. How does she always know what I'm thinking? he wondered. He put his arm around her. "Don't make a hasty decision," Mama said. "The crops may improve this year. " "It won't matter, Mama," Carl said. " "Just wait until fall," Mama pleaded. Carl looked at his parents. He loved them very much. It was going to be a tough decision, but he knew what he had to do.

As he began to feel warm, he looked up to see Christina, his older sister. Her golden hair fell to her shoulders, and her blue eyes met his. ''Ah, Bror, you look half-frozen. Here, take a cup of hot tea," she said. " His eyes were full of gratitude for his sister. Four years older than he, she always was the caring big sister. " she asked curiously. "Not so bad. " Christina laughed out loud. "Sounds wonderful. Maybe I could work there, too, and we could freeze together," she teased. "The factory doesn't hire women," Carl said flatly.

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