A Charleston Yankee by Michael Mercurio PDF

By Michael Mercurio

Amid the turbulent Sixties arises an fascinating story of affection, betrayal, and loss of life within the ever-historic Charleston, South Carolina. As marine maverick Mike Romano steps off the naval base, he has no inkling of what civilian existence has in shop for him. After retrieving his spouse from his native land of latest York urban, he launches a brand new profession as an coverage salesman, with a fireplace for placing the prior in the back of him and attaining nice success.

But Mike speedy unearths himself hawking burial coverage and accumulating weekly rates in a predominately black ghetto. This isn’t what he had expected, however the publicity ignites a unique form of inner flame—one that's quiet yet powerful. It will get him interested in a political team rationale on optimistic social swap, which introduces him to a desirable, prosperous, older lady with excessive political targets who units her points of interest on him. As his involvement within the civil rights circulation intensifies, so does the groundswell opposed to the Vietnam conflict. Tensions upward thrust besides racial hostility, murders, bombings, and burnings, and Mike quickly realizes that the USA is not any longer the rustic he as soon as swore to defend.

Experience those historic and iconic occasions, during the lifetime of one passionate guy looking for own success and public justice.

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