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BeschreibungVolume two of Robert Vaughans stunning American Chronicles follows the tumult of American during the second decade of the twentieth century. Theindestructible Titanic goes down in the cold arctic sea, millions of immigrants flood into the country, a bloody workers revolution occurs in Russia, and in Sarajevo an assassination quickly ignites the flames of theFirst World War. It is 1912, and the Lady Lucinda Chetwynd-Dunleigh can hear the final strains of the ships orchestra as the famous Titanic sinks below the surface of the water. She watches the doomed ship from a lifeboat full of weeping women, contemplating the 1,503 people who went down with it, including her husband and her clandestine American lover. Daredevil flyer Billy Canfield lets his passion for the new science of aeronautics to lead him togreatness as one of the top flying aces of WWI, while at home rebellious suffragettes defy the law and face prison fighting for the right to vote. The second decade of the twentieth century poses new challenges for Americas bravest and strongest, but with danger comes the promise of even greater freedom.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1999
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten