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The art-of-luck, “Hero of the Titanic” inherits a beach house and falls in love with Julia, but loses her because she is too young for him. Roberto becomes ill, and after a year in the sanitarium he sails home to Genoa, where he dates Tessa. When Italy enters the war, he serves on a hospital ship and become a war hero. But Tessa has not waited for him. Disappointed he returns to Boston and once again meets Julia, who is now ready to be his wife.
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Out of work and homeless, the handsome Italian, Roberto, struggles to adjust to immigrant life in Boston. He fights ethnic discrimination, murder charges, illness, and war, while risking his own life to save others. Through it all, he remains linked to the Swedish-American woman, Anna, whose life he had saved in the Titanic tragedy. Hero of the Titanic is the sequel to Lilly's 2007 novel, Maiden of the Titanic. Lilly Setterdahl's Hero of the Titanic continues the story of Roberto Cosentino, who rescued the Maiden in Maiden of the Titanic. The sequel, which is a real page turner, stands on its own as it deals in a compelling way with Roberto's life in Boston and Genoa. —Julie Jensen McDonald This historical novel filled with romance and suspense will continue to leave the reader with lots of surprises. —Rochelle Murray Hero of the Titanic is an artistic combination of fascinating history mixed with an intriguing storyline. —Trisha NelsonAbout the Author:
Lilly Setterdahl was raised in Sweden, a country steeped in folklore and sagas, and where almost every community had its own local poet. She came to the United States with her family in 1959, settling first in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1971, the family relocated to East Moline, Illinois, where Lilly still resides. Hero of the Titanic is Lilly's fifteenth book and her second historical novel. She has received many awards for her research and writings. As this book goes to press, she is working on a nonfiction manuscript about the Swedes on the Titanic.
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Book Description Midwest Writing Center, 2011. Condition: New. Cecilia Svensson Setterdahl (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0981808972