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Wayfaring stranger / James Lee Burke.

Wayfaring stranger / James Lee Burke.
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ISBN 9781594138430
Author Burke, James Lee, 1936- author.
Title Wayfaring stranger / James Lee Burke.
Edition Large print edition.
Publisher/Date Waterville, Maine : Large Print Press, ©2014, 2015.
Pagination etc. 624 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Summary Note It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart, a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific, and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all.
Subject Jewish women -- Fiction
Large print books
Oil industries -- Fiction
Antisemitism -- Fiction
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Fiction
Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Large print books
Shelf Location LP BURK
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