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Those We Leave Behind

George D. Schultz

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ISBN 10: 1466934328 / ISBN 13: 9781466934320
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Paperback. 636 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 1.4in.Have you ever wished that you could be somebody else Someone completely different In a brand-new set of more favorable circumstances Throw off your troubled (or even your nondescript) current life Thats just how Paul Marchildon, in 1963, San Antonio, Texas, felt-when everything was closing in on him. His marriage was quickly unraveling! His modest house was under foreclosure! And his car was about to be repossessed! In addition, he faced an impossible, romantic, situation-vis-a-vis a woman with whom hed once worked. Paul was sorely tempted to steal 1, 000 from his employer! He struggled to resist! Then, when his wife announced that she was taking his four children-and moving in with her parents some 350 miles away-he took the money! And ran! In his flight, Paul was intercepted by an angel-spokesman for a small group of heavenly beings! The angel offered to give him a new body, a new voice, a new name-and to set him up in a beautiful condo, on the beautiful Pacific Ocean beach, in beautiful Oregon. More than a thousand miles from his untenable situation. There was just one highly problematic difficulty: the celestial deal consisted of those few angels faking Pauls death! Hed turn up as having died in an automobile crash! Truly, this would be a brand-new beginning! The troubled man accepted! It was only after he had become the younger-and far more handsome- Taylor Young, that he begins worrying about those hed left behind! His widow ran off with some snake oil salesman, who won her over with a few lavish gifts. She joined a cult! That left the children-all of whom PaulTaylor missed terribly-in the hands of their grandparents. Grandma was dangerously harried-and Grandpa hated having the responsibility of having to raise kids that were not his own! Further, there was another woman-one with whom Paul had had a romantic relationship. She was terribly upset by his running out She is completely shattere This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781466934320

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Have you ever wished that you could be somebody else? Someone completely different? In a brand-new set of more favorable circumstances? Throw off your troubled (or even your nondescript) current life? That's just how Paul Marchildon, in 1963, San Antonio, Texas, felt-when everything was closing in on him. His marriage was quickly unraveling! His modest house was under foreclosure! And his car was about to be repossessed! In addition, he faced an impossible, romantic, situation-vis-a-vis a woman with whom he'd once worked. Paul was sorely tempted to steal $1,000 from his employer! He struggled to resist! Then, when his wife announced that she was taking his four children-and moving in with her parents some 350 miles away-he took the money! And ran! In his flight, Paul was intercepted by an angel-spokesman for a small group of heavenly beings! The angel offered to give him a new body, a new voice, a new name-and to set him up in a beautiful condo, on the beautiful Pacific Ocean beach, in beautiful Oregon. More than a thousand miles from his untenable situation. There was just one highly problematic difficulty: the "celestial deal" consisted of those few angels faking Paul's death! He'd turn up as having died in an automobile crash! Truly, this would be a brand-new beginning! The troubled man accepted! It was only after he had become the younger-and far more handsome- Taylor Young, that he begins worrying about those he'd left behind! His "widow" ran off with some "snake oil" salesman, who won her over with a few lavish gifts. She joined a cult! That left the children-all of whom Paul/Taylor missed terribly-in the hands of their grandparents. Grandma was dangerously harried-and Grandpa hated having the responsibility of having to raise kids that were not his own! Further, there was another woman-one with whom Paul had had a romantic relationship. She was terribly upset by his "running out" She is completely shattere

About the Author: George was born in Detroit, Michigan, in the early 1930s, and he grew up during a time before a microwaved dinner was eaten in front of the TV, expired nuclear-powered spy satellites dropped back to earth, or violence from half the world away was posted on YouTube two seconds after it occurred. It was a time when boys played baseball in sandlots, girls played house, teenagers went to family-rated movies, families enjoyed the same radio program, and nothing was better than a great mystery novel. During the Korean conflict, George served in the navy. Afterward, he returned to Detroit, married, and sired seven children. He spent most of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s managing rent-a-car agencies in Detroit, Chicago, New York City, Buffalo, central New Jersey, and Houston-before embarking on his greatest passion-writing stories and novels. Over the next couple of decades, he has written hundreds of short stories on a contract basis, while privately writing a half-dozen mystery novels having a nostalgia writing flair to them. Today, George is living in Houston, Texas, with his dog Hilda-just a stone's throw away from his dozens of grandchildren and enough great-grandchildren to make the Kennedy clan envious.

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