By Janet Tillim,Malcolm Tillim
This is a narrative of Oldport, a historical, idyllic Norman Rockwell sort village at the north shore of manhattan. the present citizens are dedicated to maintaining the idealized tale publication picture and preserving the established order. whilst an area resident purchases a rundown landmark waterfront hotel and seeks village permission to interchange it with a latest boutique inn he meets fierce competition from a united workforce of entrenched senior citizens. the result's a vintage fight of growth as opposed to protection. earlier than the Village Board renders its choice at the new vendors request for a rezoning enable, the respected Mayor is murdered in chilly blood. The Mayor’s demise turns the village inside of out. finally, the police in a hurry to resolve the excessive profile homicide case overlook proof that incriminates a number of different suspects and arrest a tender neighborhood builder for the crime. he's wear trial for homicide within the first measure and faces the dying penalty. Oldport is being twisted and grew to become by means of a twenty first century sociological twister that exposes a historical village in situation. A trend of racial discrimination, sexual harassment, marital infidelity, embezzlement and political corruption floor and Oldport, the version American village teeters at the precipice of destruction.
Read or Download A Murder in Oldport: The Serenity of a Perfect American Village Begins to Unravel PDF
Similar political fiction books
George Bush admires himself within the self-importance reflect, that is the main venerated kinfolk heirloom within the Bush relatives. finally, he's the ultimate choice maker for the main robust country on the earth. he's the President of the USA of the USA. secure through the key provider and secure inside of his Texas property, George Bush reveals himself snatched right into a international the place he wields no strength, and existence as he’s recognized it sounds as if to have by no means occurred.
Eine Knochensammlerin, ein short im Schnee und eine Streichholzschachtel. Nach dem Tod des einflussreichen Vaters sucht Knipp vergeblich nach seiner eigenen Identität. Am Fuße eines Grabes findet er eines Tages den short eines Vaters an seinen frühverstorbenen Sohn. Ein Fund, der sein Leben verändern soll.
2025 : dans un futur sombre, l’Europe bascule peu à peu dans l’extrémisme. Marine le Pen, chef de l’Etat français, a réussi à fédérer l’ensemble des forces d’extrême-droite du vieux continent est en passe de devenir los angeles première Présidente de los angeles nouvelle Union européenne. Elle exerce un pouvoir autoritaire et répressif : los angeles loi martiale a été instaurée, les médias sont contrôlés, l’opposition muselée.
This novel is the checklist of an enticing sequence of conversations among an Earthling and an alien. The Earthling, who lives joyfully as a thinker and musician within the ancient city of Gettysburg, is deeply afflicted by way of the present scenario on this planet Earth and is in overall melancholy approximately what he perceives because the degraded nation of humanity.
- Der Stahlclan Teil 1: Der einsame Läufer (Weimarer Schiller-Presse) (German Edition)
- Puppies Don't Hunt: (But Big Dogs Do)
- The Evil Ones
- The Kavkas Trilogy
- Breaking Babel: What was hidden is now revealed.
- The Revolution of Marina M. (A Novel)
Additional resources for A Murder in Oldport: The Serenity of a Perfect American Village Begins to Unravel
A Murder in Oldport: The Serenity of a Perfect American Village Begins to Unravel by Janet Tillim,Malcolm Tillim