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It Was Only a Paper Moon: The Troubled Life of Edmund Lubin Jack Bokholt

It Was Only a Paper Moon: The Troubled Life of Edmund Lubin

Jack Bokholt

Published April 18th 2005
ISBN : 9781413756135
Paperback
306 pages
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In It Was Only a Paper Moon, bitter loneliness, overwhelming debt, crop failures, and harassment by Mackie Meistermann, the towns bully businessmans son, plague Edmund Lubin. Edmunds demanding mother dies, and after living alone for too long,MoreIn It Was Only a Paper Moon, bitter loneliness, overwhelming debt, crop failures, and harassment by Mackie Meistermann, the towns bully businessmans son, plague Edmund Lubin. Edmunds demanding mother dies, and after living alone for too long, Edmunds luck changes when he finds love and marriage with Carla Mae, a former classmate. He also finds his mothers venomous diary and learns secrets he could never have imagined. But Edmunds life finally comes together when baby girl Sunny is born. The salt-of-the-earth family faces the obstacles of farm life, and in a turn of fortune, win and lose a big lottery payoff, with the IRS still hounding them all the way. Edmunds luck turns again, and after the local bank of Haustown goes broke, forcing the town into ruin, further tragedy strikes, causing Edmund to lose all he ever loved. Following heartache upon heartache, Edmund decides to make things right himself, and in It Was Only a Paper Moon, his sad and touching tale of true love is soon made known.