Wayfaring stranger: [a novel]

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"WAYFARING STRANGER begins in West Texas in 1934. At age sixteen, Weldon Holland encounters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker traveling with their accomplices after having just pulled off one of their notorious armed robberies. Weldon is smitten by Bonnie, but because of Clyde and Bonnie's duplicity and the disrespect they show his grandfather, Weldon ends up putting a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. The story then jumps to 1944 and the Ardennes Forest and the Battle of the Bulge, where Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland saves his sergeant, Hershel Pine, from death by suffocation when he is buried alive in his foxhole under the treads of a Waffen SS Tiger tank. Weldon and Hershel survive the executions of the wounded by the SS and escape on a freight train deep into Nazi Germany. There, they stumble into an extermination camp deserted by the SS, and discover among the stacked bodies a young woman named Rosita Lowenstein, who is not only a remarkable woman but a relative of Rosa Luxemburg (known as "Red Rosa," whose mother's name was Lowenstein). Eventually, Weldon will make her his bride, and the three friends will return to Texas to seek their fortunes. But when Weldon, Hershel, and Rosita form a pipeline corporation, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--one of the wealthiest men in Texas and a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare"--
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author2-role , "It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all" --from author's web page., "WAYFARING STRANGER begins in West Texas in 1934. At age sixteen, Weldon Holland encounters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker traveling with their accomplices after having just pulled off one of their notorious armed robberies. Weldon is smitten by Bonnie, but because of Clyde and Bonnie's duplicity and the disrespect they show his grandfather, Weldon ends up putting a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. The story then jumps to 1944 and the Ardennes Forest and the Battle of the Bulge, where Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland saves his sergeant, Hershel Pine, from death by suffocation when he is buried alive in his foxhole under the treads of a Waffen SS Tiger tank. Weldon and Hershel survive the executions of the wounded by the SS and escape on a freight train deep into Nazi Germany. There, they stumble into an extermination camp deserted by the SS, and discover among the stacked bodies a young woman named Rosita Lowenstein, who is not only a remarkable woman but a relative of Rosa Luxemburg (known as "Red Rosa," whose mother's name was Lowenstein). Eventually, Weldon will make her his bride, and the three friends will return to Texas to seek their fortunes. But when Weldon, Hershel, and Rosita form a pipeline corporation, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--one of the wealthiest men in Texas and a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare"--Provided by publisher., "Wheeler large print hardcover"--T.p. verso., (OCoLC)879248489, 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 39 min.)) :digital., 1409, 130000, 983733, 985294, 1009533, 11 audio discs (approx. 13 hr.) ;4 3/4 in., 11512849Midwest Tape, LLChttp://www.midwesttapes.com, 1410467767 (hardcover), 1442369922, 1442369957 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1476710791 (hardback), 2014000147, 2014022268, 33021025324093lpLP FIC BURKEbe1493468lp, 33021026654902aficFIC BURKEpm1420806af, 33021026654910aficFIC BURKEng1420807af, 33021026654936aficFIC BURKEbr1420809af, 33021026659661acdficCD FIC BURKEbr1425560cd, 435 pages ;25 cm, 625 pages (large print) ;23 cm, 813/.54, 9781410467768 (hardback), 9781442369924, 9781442369955 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 9781476710792 (hardback), A decade after taking a shot at Bonnie and Clyde during one of their notorious armed robberies, Weldon Holland escapes death during the Battle of the Bulge and marries a beautiful young woman with whom he seeks his fortune along the Texas-Louisiana oil coast., A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast. It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart-a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific-and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all., Abridged., Antisemitism, Audiobooks., BYVA, Baker and TaylorBTCPBK0014947996, Burke, James Lee,1936-, Burke, James Lee,1936-author., C0BYV, CD FIC BURKE, DLCengDLCrdaNjBwBTGCmBT, DLCengrdaDLCBTCTAWIMGK8OJ4IEPZGVJP3BYV, Digital content provided by hoopla., FIC BURKE, FIC030000, FIC030000FIC019000FIC000000, FICTION / General, FICTION / Historical., FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Thrillers / Historical., FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense, First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Historical fiction., Jewish women, LP FIC BURKE, Large Print editon., Large type books., MOM9038489BT0013988648L41592000000ACPL33021026659661, MOM9038489BT0013988648L41592000000ACPL33021026659679, MWT11512849, Made available through hoopla, Midwestrda, Mode of access: World Wide Web., New York :Simon & Schuster Audio,[2014], New York :Simon & Schuster,2014., NjBwBTengNjBwBTrdaNjBwBT, Oil industries, PS3552.U723W39 2014, PS3552.U723W39 2014b, PS3552.U723W39 2014c, Patton, Will,narrator., Read by Will Patton., Soldiers, Suspense fiction., Texas, Title from container., Unabridged., Waterville, Maine :Wheeler Publishing,2014., Wayfaring stranger :[a novel]James Lee Burke., Wayfaring stranger :a novel /James Lee Burke., Wayfaring strangerJames Lee Burke., Wayfaring strangera novel /James Lee Burke, New York times bestselling author of Light of the world., [United States]:Simon & Schuster Audio ,2014., audio, audio disc, audio fileCD audio, bl2014022722, computerc, data file, digital, eAudiobook hoopla, hoopla digital., https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/sas_9781442369955_180.jpeg, large print, n-us-tx, online resourcecr, pcc, spoken word, spoken wordspw, text, texttxt, unmediated, unmediatedn, volume, volumenc, ©2014
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title_display Wayfaring stranger : a novel
title_full Wayfaring Stranger A Novel, Wayfaring stranger : [a novel] [electronic resource] / James Lee Burke, Wayfaring stranger : a novel / James Lee Burke, Wayfaring stranger [sound recording] : a novel / James Lee Burke, New York times bestselling author of Light of the world, Wayfaring stranger [text (large print)] / James Lee Burke
title_short Wayfaring stranger :
title_sub [a novel]
topic_facet Antisemitism, Fiction, History, Jewish women, Large type books, Oil industries, Soldiers, Suspense