By Jeffrey Archer
With a will of metal, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is certainly Abel's daughter. She stocks together with her father a love of the USA, his beliefs, and his dream for the longer term. yet she desires extra to be the 1st woman president.Golden boy Richard Kane was once born right into a lifetime of luxurious. The scion of a banking mogul he's winning, good-looking, and decided to carve his personal direction within the world-and to construct a destiny with the lady he loves. With Florentyna's final aim just a heartbeat away, either are approximately to find the shattering cost of energy as a huge conflict of betrayal and deception reaches out from the past-a blood feud among generations that threatens to wreck every little thing Florentyna and Richard have fought to accomplish.
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The replies came back spasmodically, and sometimes Florentyna would receive as many as three letters in one week and then no word for three months. If a whole month passed without a letter, she began to believe her father had been killed in action. Miss Tredgold explained that that was not possible since the army always sent a telegram to inform a family if a relative was killed or missing. Each morning, Florentyna would be the first to go downstairs to search through the mail for her father's handwriting or the dreaded telegram.
She followed the Allies in their drive toward Paris on the map of Europe that Miss Tredgold had pinned to the playroom wall during the days of her lessons in Polish history. She began to believe that the war was at last coming to an end and that her father would soon return home. She took to sitting hour after hour on the doorstep of their house on Rigg Street with Eleanor by her side, watching the corner of the block. But the hours turned into days, the days into weeks, and Florentyna only became distracted from her vigil by the fact that both Presidential conventions were to be held in Chicago during the summer vacation, which gave her the opportunity to see her political hero in person.
Yes, for about ten minutes. General Bradley? Yes. Had he seen any Germans? No, but on one occasion he had helped to rescue wounded soldiers that had been ambushed by the enemy at Remagen. " "Enough, enough, young lady. " Florentyna was so excited by her father's homecoming that she was an hour late for bed that night and still didn't sleep. Miss Tredgold reminded her how lucky she was that her Papa had returned without injury or disfigurement, unlike so many fathers of the children in her class.
The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer