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Abide With Me: A Novel by E. Lynn Harris

By E. Lynn Harris

During this hotly expected end to his renowned Invisible Life trilogy, E. Lynn Harris offers a masterful story that lines the evolving lives of his liked characters Nicole Springer and Raymond Tyler, Jr., and reintroduces readers to their respective enthusiasts, most sensible neighbors, and power enemies.  Abide with Me strikes among the worlds of latest York urban, the place Nicole has lately settled that allows you to pursue her dream of returning to the Broadway degree, and Seattle, the place a late-night mobile name from a U.S. Senator is set to alter Raymond's lifestyles dramatically.  Relationships and objectives are confirmed as Harris deftly publications us towards this wonderful novel's conclusion.

Sexy and heartwarming in equivalent degree, Abide with Me will thrill new readers in addition to lovers already accustomed to Harris's certain tackle the common topics of affection, friendship, and family.  E. Lynn Harris has really performed it back.

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Infine, mi convinsi che apprendendo di più, facendo espe­ rienza, in seguito avrei potuto denunciare meglio il sistema: la vec­ chia scusa di " operare dall'interno " . Quando confidai quest'idea a Claudine, lei m i guardò perplessa. "Non essere ridicolo. Una volta dentro, non puoi tirartene fuori. Devi decidere da solo, prima di ritrovarti ancora più coinvolto " . Capii cosa intendeva e le sue parole mi spaventarono. Quando me ne andai, gironzolai per Commonwealth Avenue, svoltai su Dart­ mouth Street e mi dissi che io ero l'eccezione.

Coincise inoltre con l'inizio della sperimentazione di " azioni militari circoscritte non nucleari " , che alla fine portarono alle umiliazioni degli Stati Uniti in Corea e Vietnam. Nel 1 9 68, l'anno del mio colloquio alla NSA, era ormai chiaro che se gli Stati Uniti volevano realizzare il loro sogno di impero globale (immagi­ nato da uomini come i presidenti Johnson e Nixon) sarebbe stato necessario adottare strategie sul modello dell'azione iraniana di Roosevelt. Questo era il solo modo per sconfiggere i sovietici evi­ tando la minaccia di una guerra nucleare.

Ero figlio unico. Entrambi i miei genitori discendevano da famiglie residenti nel New England da tre secoli; devoti repubblicani, la loro mentalità rigida e moralista rifletteva il puritanesimo di intere generazioni di antenati. Furono i primi, nelle rispettive famiglie, a frequentare il college, grazie a borse di studio. Mia madre diventò un'insegnante di latino alle superiori. Mio padre combatté nella seconda guerra mondiale come tenente della marina, a capo dei fucilieri di guardia a una nave cisterna della marina mercantile, ad alto rischio di in­ cendio, che incrociava nell'Oceano Atlantico.

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