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Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Vol 2, 1971: Six Horse Hitch / Bomber / A Woman in the House / Halic: The Story of the Gray Seal / Time and Again
Reader's Digest Condensed Books Vol 2 1971 Six Horse Hitch / Bomber / A Woman in the House / Halic The Story of the Gray Seal / Time and Again Author:William E. Barrett, Len Deighton, Janice Holt Giles, Ewan Clarkson, Jack Finney Six-Horse Hitch by Janice Holt Giles — At nineteen, Starr Fowler had no greater love than driving for the Great Overland Stage. The drum of the six horses' hooves on hard road was his lifeblood and his religion all rolled into one, rolling westward, converting the hostile frontier into a land of promise. Nothing--not hazardous runs, outla... more »ws, massacres, nor a lovely, headstrong woman--could keep him from delivering the US mail. Until an Indian uprising made him aware of a deeper bond, of the anguish of separation, and of a shattering secret knowledge he would carry with him the rest of his life.
Bomber by Len Deighton
Events Relating to the Last Flight of an RAF Bomber Over Germany on the Night of June 31st, 1943
Bomber follows the progress of an Allied air raid through a period of twenty-four hours in the summer of 1943. It portrays all the participants in a terrifying drama, in the air and on,, the ground, in Britain and in Germany. In its documentary style, it is unique. In its emotional power, it is overwhelming. Len Deighton has been hugely acclaimed both as a novelist and as an historian. In Bomber he has combined both talents to produce a masterpiece.
A Woman In The House by William E. Barrett
In this tale of a young monk who owned nothing of his own but found himself holding the world's most priceless possession, the author of Lilies of the Field tells a love story symbolic of the love and hope men yearn for everywhere.
Halic: The Story of a Grey Seal by Ewan Clarkson
In writing that evokes the very sound and smell of the sea, Clarkson follows Halic's growth to maturity. There are long periods of calm as Halic forages the ocean for food, then sudden dramatic moments of danger. His life is menaced by sharks and killer whales, and by man, his greatest enemy. But other men work to ensure his survival.
Time and Again by Jack Finney
The U.S. government has found a possible method to travel back in time through purely mental means, and believes that young artist Si Morely fits the profile of the person who can achieve it.« less