By Marshall Terry
In this most modern novel, common Marcus Aurelius Northway, a homeopathic surgeon with deep religion within the healing powers of oil and whiskey, and his indomitable spouse Ida Bailey Northway, bring forth degree an interesting set of characters who're their friends—Luther Burbank, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford—as the Northways participate in American historical past among the good struggle and the nice melancholy and bring in a brand new age.
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For some reason I doubt it. " He shrugged and smiled back at her. What could he say to that? If he had reached out for her last night, his soft and lovely little bird, he would have found her real enough. Since then, bless her good heart, Ida had adjusted to it, though Pajarita's coming or his going to her always made his wife seem sad and made her withdraw, for a while. So. Last fall he had paid his final respects to New York's Mayor Mitchell, who had died in an accident in Louisiana. Marcus chose not to attend the funeral but did greet the attending party at City Hall and then spoke with Whalen and with Colonel Roosevelt.
P. cm. Series: Terry, Marshall, 1931- Northway series. 54dc20 95-46719 CIP Cover design by Amy Layton Cover photograph courtesy Marshall Terry Page v PREFACE It has been more than twenty-five years since I wrote Tom Northway, a story based on the life of my grandfather, and a number of years since I thought of developing the chronicle of the Northways into a series. The present volume is the third in the series. The chronicle is an old form that from the beginning has changed along the way from annal to interpretation.
She looked sad and as if a long way away from him and he was summoning up something witty and ebullient to say when the telephone rang. The Colorado Kid came on the line saying he had just gathered the intelligence that William NorthwayBillyhad been arrested in a roundup of known Communists and was in the central jail. Page 19 3 "The Kid says he will call back, when he finds out what exactly happened," Ida said. She looked at Marcus, who was cursing his brother Billy in his mind. For years Billy had lived along the Rue Regret, using whiskey not for medicinal purposes, a charmer, a Prodigal, which parable his elder brother detested most.