Written in the Stars
A Story Of LoveeBook - 2002
A gripping story about the beautiful love of a young couple during the late1960's who are faced with the Vietnam War, tragedy and deceit. Will their love truly live forever or will it be destroyed by the unforeseen challenges they will face? Filled with twists and turns that will have your heart aching and your emotions soaring, you will shed tears of joy and tears of sadness at this bittersweet story about one of the greatest loves you will ever know. Maisy West is a young, beautiful woman who comes from a prestigious white family from Weston, Massachusetts and is attending Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Francisco Martinez is a young handsome Cuban man who has recently been granted citizenship in the United States and is working for a construction company in a nearby town. The two are instantly drawn to each other when they meet at the beginning of the summer of 1967. Before long, they become lost in a deep, passionate love, forgetting the world around them.....a world that is not accepting of interracial relationships. Jonathan West, a highly respected surgeon, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, has been obsessed with his daughter, Maisy, ever since his wife's untimely death seven years earlier. Over bearing and extremely prejudiced, he is enraged when he learns his precious daughter is seeing a Latino man and even worse, is deeply in love with him. Can Jonathan put his prejudice aside and accept his daughter's relationship or will his fury lead him to take unthinkable measures?
Publisher: [United States] : BookBaby : Made available through hoopla, 2002.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource