Spirit of Philadelphia: A 100th Anniversary of WWI Story

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SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA: A story of resilience and honor spanning Pennsylvania & Europe that helps readers to understand people. One, if not the only, historical fictions published for the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. in WWI.

A window into America’s earlier culture, with vivid characters (including Army Ambulance Corps enlistees) -- especially a youth (too young to enter military) who wants employment. Some characters work at the world’s largest ship building site -- Hog Island (now Phila. Airport). There's love, family, and heritage. So if one's open to the wisdom of “elders” shared with heart and humor, then one is apt to benefit from, and enjoy this book. (Includes a reference area in the back.)

FOCUS & FORMATS: Fiction -- Historical, Cultural, Family Saga, American Military (especially WWI), *Local (PA), Inspirational, Literary. E-Book: Available on Kindle, Nook & iTunes. Paperback: At many locations in 12-pt. (eye-friendlier than many book fonts); Espresso Book Machines offer print books too. Online at Amazon (with reviews), Barnes and Noble, and other venues.

EXTRAS: National Archive images; end of book notes for history lovers. Keep to reread all, or a few Americana chapters, and to enjoy and have for reference.

Submitted by:
Gloria House

About the author:
BIOGRAPHY: Fostered by a grandfather's & father's love of history carrying into the author's life, and a grandfather's, mother's & brother's passing on of family stories, the author began a 4-1/2-year journey of writing "Spirit of Philadelphia" (published Christmas Eve). Born near Phila., throughout life, the author accomplished various creative works. In earlier years, a non-traditional student of Journalism & Public Relations, a decade of newspaper work and creative writing while married and raising children; next,almost two decades of administrative, supervisory and marketing, with public relations including newsletters and volunteer work; last decade —artistic pursuits and assistance with family care.

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