Land of Hope and Glory: A True Account of the Life and Times by Marshall Terry

By Marshall Terry

With Land of desire and Glory, Marshall Terry keeps the Northway family members saga he begun with Tom Northway and My Father’s Hands, masking 100 years of yankee experience.

In this most up-to-date novel, common Marcus Aurelius Northway, a homeopathic health care professional with deep religion within the healing powers of oil and whiskey, and his indomitable spouse Ida Bailey Northway, bring about level an fascinating set of characters who're their friends—Luther Burbank, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford—as the Northways participate in American background among the good warfare and the good melancholy and usher in a brand new age.

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He had not seen or heard from his younger brother William Northway, known fondly to those he scrounged a living from as Billy, since last his junior by fifteen years had conned a C note off him. Billy was loose, with no particular profession, on the streets of the city, dapperly dressed, a smile his umbrella, a potential terrible embarrassment as always he had been to the Northway name and a constant worry to his brother since he'd quit his fairly steady job bartending at the Hoffman House. Marcus had been thinking he must put some real salt on Billy's tail.

Albert and Dennis were now in Amagansett, taking a little time off from the wear and tear of the city, helping Billy get Page 23 settled in the Sea Point Inn. Well, Marcus reflected, life has its ups and downs and is full of some of this and a lot of that, as the Colorado Kid was wont to philosophize in and out of the columns that he wrote. But he wished he had not had the stupid idea of calling Warren Harding in his love nest in the hotel, where he doubtless was with his "girlie," N. Now it put the balance back on his owing one to Warren.

You may take him out and shoot him," Marcus said to Albert standing by. " Albert seemed pleased with the idea. " "Yer a card, old Brother Marcus, a real card," Billy said. " "I was thinking of your future. You are fifty-five years old and still acting like a boy. You should have finished trade school, way back then, with my support. " "Never," Billy says. " "William," his brother said, in the tone their father used to use to them. "I am going to hire you. Put you to work. There is a little hotel at the end of Long Island, at Amagansett, do you remember that I bought it?

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