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Bridges That Stand

Jim Folger

Published by Writer's Showcase Press
ISBN 10: 059574740X / ISBN 13: 9780595747405
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Title: Bridges That Stand

Publisher: Writer's Showcase Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 536 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 1.3in.Bridges That Stand is a novel not to be missed. In this exciting, and poignant tale, the reader is jarred by scenes of terror and violence, then views tenderness as young lovers seek answers to the meaning of life and death. Early air combat scenes reveal the skills of the fliers. But the reader soon recognizes that these young men, barely out of their teens, are not prepared to be conquerors. Marshall Sunder, the Bombardier of a B-26 Medium Bomber, and a widowed German maid, Kristine, fall in love. She learns that he is responsible for destroying the Bad Scheidel Bridge, causing the death of her daughter and mother. Rejected, Marshall is further depressed by fatal accidents and brutal vengeance. Transferred home, Marshall meets a war widow, Eileen, in San Francisco. They commiserate, become lovers, enjoy uninhibited sex, and continue to communicate. At home Marshall mourns the death of Kristines child and mother, attempting to cope with his burden: breaking the Tenth Commandment, Thou Shalt Not Kill. Visited by a crewmember, Marshall is stunned by revelations of occurrences at Bad Scheidel. He returns to Active Duty, and is sent back to Germany. An astonishing conclusion will enthrall the reader. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595747405

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Synopsis: Bridges That Stand is a novel not to be missed. In this exciting, and poignant tale, the reader is jarred by scenes of terror and violence, then views tenderness as young lovers seek answers to the meaning of life and death. Early air combat scenes reveal the skills of the fliers. But the reader soon recognizes that these young men, barely out of their teens, are not prepared to be conquerors. Marshall Sunder, the Bombardier of a B-26 Medium Bomber, and a widowed German maid, Kristine, fall in love. She learns that he is responsible for destroying the Bad Scheidel Bridge, causing the death of her daughter and mother. Rejected, Marshall is further depressed by fatal accidents and brutal vengeance. Transferred home, Marshall meets a war widow, Eileen, in San Francisco. They commiserate, become lovers, enjoy uninhibited sex, and continue to communicate. At home Marshall mourns the death of Kristine?s child and mother, attempting to cope with his burden: breaking the Tenth Commandment, Thou Shalt Not Kill. Visited by a crewmember, Marshall is stunned by revelations of occurrences at Bad Scheidel. He returns to Active Duty, and is sent back to Germany. An astonishing conclusion will enthrall the reader.

About the Author: James Folger, a WWII Bombardier-Navigator, flew combat missions, then served in the Army of Occupation in Germany.At San Francisco State University, he received a BA in English with a Creative Writing Option.Following a forty-year business career, he is presently a columnist for The Wildwood Independent.

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