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A Tale Before Departure

John F. Dillon

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ISBN 10: 1467037680 / ISBN 13: 9781467037686
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Paperback. 184 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.5in.Can murder and death be predetermined by the utterances of a drunken curse A stranger carrying an unusual cloth handbag engages in conversation with a fellow traveler during a flight delay. When questioned about the bag, the man relates a gloomy tale. His tale begins when a clap of thunder causes a peacefully grazing bull to stampede into a young man. The trample mans body is later linked to the beating and rape of a young girl found comatose at the bottom of a rocky ravine. Shrouded in mysticism, the travelers narrative chronicles four generations of tragic marriages-a soothsayers cursed son forced to flee Ireland during the Irish Uprising a secreted child, an alcoholic mothers neglect, self-imposed isolation and untimely deaths. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781467037686

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Title: A Tale Before Departure

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Can murder and death be predetermined by the utterances of a drunken curse? A stranger carrying an unusual cloth handbag engages in conversation with a fellow traveler during a flight delay. When questioned about the bag, the man relates a gloomy tale. His tale begins when a clap of thunder causes a peacefully grazing bull to stampede into a young man. The trample man's body is later linked to the beating and rape of a young girl found comatose at the bottom of a rocky ravine. Shrouded in mysticism, the travelers' narrative chronicles four generations of tragic marriages-a soothsayer's cursed son forced to flee Ireland during the 'Irish Uprising' a secreted child, an alcoholic mother's neglect, self-imposed isolation and untimely deaths.

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Author of Teejus Journey, Return to Islamorada, Downsized, A Fool and the Jew, and Passage Notes as well as numerous short stories, John F. Dillon is the father of four boys. After a stint in the U.S. Navy, John returned to Long Island and married. A graduate of C. W. Post College, John began his writing career in the early 1900's. He now resides in Tamarac, Florida with his wife Sharon.

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