Etta by Gerald Kolpan

By Gerald Kolpan

Appealing, elusive, and subtle, Etta position captivated the country on the flip of the final century as she dodged the legislations with the Wild Bunch, led via Butch Cassidy and the Sundance child. Her precise identification and destiny have remained a secret that has tantalized historians for many years. Now, for the 1st time, Gerald Kolpan envisions this awesome woman’s lifestyles in a gorgeous debut novel.

Kolpan imagines that Etta position used to be born Lorinda Jameson, the daughter of a well-liked financier, who turns into often called the most endearing of the city’s debutantes while she makes her front into Philadelphia society. even though her place in existence is already guaranteed, her actual calling is on horseback. she will be able to trip in addition to any guy and deal with a rifle even greater. but if a tragedy results in a dramatic reversal of fortune, Lorinda is left orphaned, penniless, homeless, and pursued via the ruthless Black Hand mafia.

Rechristened “Etta Place” to make sure her protection, the younger lady travels to the farthest reaches of civilization, operating as a “Harvey Girl” waitress in Grand Junction, Colorado. There, destiny intervenes once again and he or she back unearths herself at the run from the ruthless Pinkerton Detective organisation. yet this time she has corporation. She quickly unearths herself on the mythical hideout at Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming, the place she meets the charismatic Butch Cassidy and the good-looking, Harry Longbaugh, a.k.a. the Sundance child. via a chain of holdups and heists, Etta and Harry start an epic and finally tragic romance, on the way to be the best of Etta’s lifestyles. Then, whilst Etta meets the younger and idealistic Eleanor Roosevelt, her lifestyles is modified forever.

Blending a compelling love tale, excessive event, and exciting old drama, Etta is an electrifying novel. With a sweeping 1900s surroundings, colourful storytelling, and larger-than-life characters, Etta is debut that's either appealing and unforgettable.

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They tell me they have studied your whereabouts, your comings and goings, and if they do not receive recompense they shall punish you in your father's stead. They are aware of your beauty: I daresay they have described it to me in the crudest of terms. ” The cold along Lorinda's spine expanded. She had read of such attacks. It was not an uncommon occurrence among some dark men who ran strings of prostitutes within the city's seamier quarters. ” When his evil work was completed, she was described by the newspapers as “half-pretty half monster” and blind in the left eye.

Therefore I know your true name and recent history, and I offer my condolences. I can readily imagine that your imminent departure for parts west is something of a shock to you, but your great friend wished it this way. Knowing you to be of a strong and independent nature, he worried that you might refuse to come here had you known your true destination. ” Mrs. Kelley rose from her desk and gently entwined Lorinda's hands in hers. “I said yesterday that I hoped you all would think of me as your mother, but I know that, for you, no such good woman has ever been present.

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