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Man from the Sea

Jerry Snodgrass


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Le Havre, France-WW II 1943: Galveston, Texas native, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Percy Ward meets French beauty 18-year-old Gabriella Roux in a city park while his Navy ship was in the Le Havre port to assist in repairing the port facilities and civilian houses destroyed during heavy bombing by Allied aircraft. The two strike up a conversation and decide to see each other when Percy's ship returns to Le Havre. Percy is the commander of a joint commando team that fights the Germans along with a team of French Resistance fighters. A love affair develops between Percy and Gabriella that lasted for over 50 years. Between the war and long absences after the war, he searches and finds Gabriella, and their love affairs expanded. Eventually, illness and the death of Percy he asks a young former U.S. Marine and friend, Harley Masters to fly to Le Havre, France and search for his long-lost love. Follow the war years with Percy engaging in battles fighting alongside his French Resistance fighter friends and the search for Percy's long lost love, Gabriella. During the search, Harley discovers that Percy has a hidden secret journal documenting hidden events during WW II and post-war adventures.

Outskirts Press, 9781478784388, 220pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 2017