Amerikan Eagle: A Novel by Alan Glenn

By Alan Glenn

A strong cop. a foul selection. permit heritage be the judge.

In 1943, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Sam Miller is a cop aiding a relatives and attempting to remain at the correct part of his boss, the legislation, and his judgment of right and wrong. Then a physique is located through the railroad tracks, a host tattooed at the victim’s wrist. it's a case Sam may possibly stroll clear of. it's a case he'll be ordered to drop. And it truly is case that leads him right into a deadly vortex of politics, espionage, uprising, and foreign intrigue.

As warfare rages in Europe, a brand new energy rises in the USA. And the folks Sam thinks he understands best—his spouse, his brother, his colleagues—reveal new identities. In a previously close-knit urban through the ocean, the place nobody is above suspicion and nobody is secure, a world summit is ready to happen. On that day, historical past can be replaced. And thousands of individuals will reside or die, all simply because Sam Miller has been an outstanding cop—faced with a truly undesirable selection.

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Sherman Wesley Little," wrote Eliot. " Decoded, this meant that Little was from Indianapolis, was a suicidal tool-and-die maker who had been laid off, a veteran of the Second World War with a wife and three children, the second child suffering from cerebral palsy. Eliot had awarded him a Rosewater Fellowship of $300. " People often felt a desperate need to do something nice for Eliot. He would ask them to come at a specific time in order to rid his office of flies. During the fly season, this was an Augean task, for Eliot had no screens on his windows, and his office, moreover, was connected directly to the foul kitchen of the lunchroom below by means of a greasy hot-air register in the floor.

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