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By Mary Ellen Stelling,Peter James Stelling

ISBN-10: 1608448002

ISBN-13: 9781608448005

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while Lenore de Quincy's father supplies her the major to a financial institution field containing a fortune in money after which dies, she realizes she is not any longer below constraints to stay unhappily married. She abandons her husband, taking her daughter, Angela, together with her from a provincial city in western Pennsylvania to the brilliant lighting fixtures of Manhattan.
A position to name house is a singular encouraged via precise tales set opposed to the 1st global warfare, The Roaring Twenties, and the nice melancholy. It facilities round well-to-do households joined through an prepared marriage. The motion is noticeable via Angela's eyes as she struggles with the results on her lifetime of her mom and dad' divorce, something considered within the 1920's as scandalous and tragic. Her travels among long island urban and her father's nurturing relations in a coal-belt city close to Pittsburgh supply funny and sentimental anecdotes approximately becoming up within the the United States of that era.

Mary Ellen Stelling used to be born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1915 and lived in ny, Florida, North Carolina and Texas sooner than settling in 1946 in Atlanta. for 5 years a characteristic columnist at the Women's web page of the Atlanta structure, she was once a member of the Georgia Poetry Society and the Poetry Society of Texas. throughout the 1950's and 1960's, her paintings seemed in poetry journals in virtually each kingdom of the Union, and so much newspapers of the time which featured verse released her poems.
She used to be the spouse of a profitable retail govt and a devoted mom who did the entire ordinary time-consuming issues to aid her son's actions. behind the curtain she labored as time allowed to create a richly funny prose record portraying her early life reports. these sketches written within the 1950's totaling a few hundred pages have been the seeds which impressed this e-book. Mrs. Stelling passed on to the great beyond on the age of eighty two in 1998.

Peter James Stelling used to be born in Charlotte, NC, in 1943 and has spent so much of his existence in Atlanta. A graduate of Washington and Lee collage and Grady university of the collage of Georgia, he spent 4 years in advertisements in manhattan sooner than returning domestic to paintings for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and for 2 varied companies focusing on crew Incentive revenues commute and assembly making plans. considered one of his so much memorable paintings stories was once serving as street supervisor for a touring symphony orchestra throughout the early years of Robert Shaw's tenure as their song Director.
Now a contentedly retired father of 2 and grandfather of 4, he's thankful for having had the luxurious of time to accomplish this specified relations rfile. He continues to be an energetic supporter of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Opera, Trinity Presbyterian Church, and serves at the Board of Governors of the Vinings membership in suburban Atlanta.

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