Item description for Love Finds A Way by James E. Rady...
Overview John Rutan, a frontier Iowa farm boy, leaves the only life he knows to join the Union Army during the Civil War. Unexpectedly, he falls in love with a beautiful city girl. They know that their love for each other and their faith must be strong. Will this once-in-a-lifetime love be cut short by the throes of war?
Publishers Description John Rutan, a frontier Iowa farm boy, leaves the only life he knows to join the Union Army during the Civil War. Unexpectedly, he sees a beautiful city girl, Rebekah Ann Riley. They meet, become friends, and fall in love. Their lives change forever. They know that their love for each other and their faith must be strong. But is it strong enough to withstand the long periods of separation; and, endure problems, struggles, and tragedies that neither one can foresee or avoid? Can this once-in-a-lifetime love continue or will it be cut short by the throes of war? James Edward Rady, a Hoosier poet/author was born on a farm in Indiana and reared in the community of Roachdale. He graduated from Roachdale High School and earned BA and MS degrees from Indiana University. He retired from a career in Indiana schools as a teacher/administrator. He served in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II and retired from a career in the U.S. Army, serving during the Korea and Vietnam wars. He has written and edited Bible Study material, Sunday School lessons, Tracts, educational newsletters, brochures, and booklets. He hosted a radio news and cable TV Talk Show on education. He has published three books of poetry, and at the age of 85, with his collection of original letters from a Civil War soldier, he completed his first novel, Love Finds a Way. He and his wife make their home in Lima, Ohio.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1.08" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Feb 29, 2008
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1604777621 ISBN13 9781604777628
Availability 86 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 04:22.
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Love during the Civil War Sep 7, 2008
Author Rady has captured the drama of new love as it unfolds and deepens during the Civil War. While chaos was rolling across the South, a young couple from dissimilar backgrounds faces doubts, long absences and danger, along with periods of profound joy. Rady has told their story with great sensitivity.