A Charleston Yankee by Michael Mercurio

By Michael Mercurio

Amid the turbulent Sixties arises an fascinating story of affection, betrayal, and demise within the ever-historic Charleston, South Carolina. As marine maverick Mike Romano steps off the naval base, he has no inkling of what civilian existence has in shop for him. After retrieving his spouse from his homeland of recent York urban, he launches a brand new occupation as an coverage salesman, with a fireplace for placing the previous in the back of him and reaching nice success.

But Mike fast unearths himself hawking burial coverage and accumulating weekly rates in a predominately black ghetto. This isn’t what he had expected, however the publicity ignites a unique form of inner flame—one that's quiet yet powerful. It will get him enthusiastic about a political workforce purpose on confident social switch, which introduces him to a desirable, prosperous, older girl with excessive political targets who units her points of interest on him. As his involvement within the civil rights circulation intensifies, so does the groundswell opposed to the Vietnam conflict. Tensions upward push in addition to racial hostility, murders, bombings, and burnings, and Mike quickly realizes that the US isn't any longer the rustic he as soon as swore to defend.

Experience those historic and iconic occasions, during the lifetime of one passionate guy looking for own success and public justice.

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