By James Lee Burke
In 1934, sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland occurs upon notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after certainly one of their infamous armed robberies. A disagreement with the outlaws ends with Weldon firing a gun and being uncertain no matter if it hit its mark.
Ten years later, moment Lieutenant Weldon Holland slightly survives the conflict of the Bulge, within the method saving the lives of his sergeant, Hershel Pine, and a tender Spanish prisoner of battle, Rosita Lowenstein a girl who holds an analogous romantic strength over him because the strawberry blonde Bonnie Parker, and is both mysterious. the 3 go back to Texas the place Weldon and Hershel get in at the flooring ground of the nascent oil business.
In quite a few years time Weldon will spar with the jackals of the undefined, rub shoulders with risky males, and win and lose fortunes two times over. however it is the possibility of wasting his one real love that might spur his such a lot reckless, brave act but person who takes its thought from that stumble upon some time past with the outlaws of his formative years.
A soft love tale and pulse-pounding mystery that crosses continents and many years of yankee heritage, Wayfaring Stranger is a sprawling historic epic jam-packed with braveness and loyalty and optimism and good-heartedness that reads like an ode to the yankee Dream.
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