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By Judy Reene Singer

Judy Reene Singer’s most recent novel is a masterful tale of the American event. among the previous and current, among love and warfare, among the burdens of race and wish, a lady returns domestic to find her father and a historical past she had by no means known...

Rachel Fleischer has sturdy purposes to not be at her father’s deathbed. Foaling season is handy and her horses have gotten stressed and tough. Her serious mom and greedy sister may possibly definitely deal with Marty Fleisher’s resistance larger with no her. yet Malachi, her eighty-something horse manager—more father to her than Marty has ever been—convinces Rachel she's going to remorse it if she doesn’t go.

When a stranger at her father’s funeral supplies a wierd reward and an apology, Rachel reveals herself drawn into the epic tale of her father’s international warfare II event, and the friendships, trauma, scandal, and betrayals that may scar the remainder of his life—and solid a shadow around the complete relatives. As she struggles to make feel of his time as a Jewish sergeant in command of a platoon of black infantrymen in Forties Alabama, she learns greater than simply his historical past. She starts off to work out how his hopes and disappointments reflect her own—and may perhaps eventually provide her the capacity to loose herself of the earlier and select a existence ready within the wings.

“Prepare for Singer to maintain you up all evening ricocheting among a gift day horse farm, kin traumas, and the unthinkable racism within the army in the course of WWII. The lengthy arm of warfare travels via generations during this emotional drama.” —New York Times bestselling writer Jacqueline Sheehan

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