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Publisher Description

“The Wounded” is the second book of Townsend’s The Long War Series. Ricky Belisle travels across the south and west of America, a minor league baseball player, seeking redemption before his family, his people, his Marie Jeanne. It is 1960, the nuclear age. His forebears far into the mists of time––father, grandfathers, great-grandfathers and beyond––had been warriors, which the world no longer needs. He encounters temptation and corruption and injustice, a south of explosive rage and hypocrisy. Injury and death lurk under the friendly grin. Safety resides within the baseball stadium; its rules, if not just, are firm and clear. He suffers a concussion on a run down between third base and home plate.

Marie Jeanne finds him on a Colorado mountain, recovering, hardened. Indifferent nature tests them, their love, their worth, yet again.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2014
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
285
Pages
PUBLISHER
Robert E. Townsend
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
419.2
KB

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