Sand Dollar: A Tale of Old Key West

Sand Dollar: A Tale of Old Key West Jane Louise Newhagen
  • Title: Sand Dollar: A Tale of Old Key West
  • Author: Jane Louise Newhagen
  • ISBN: 9781432701666
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sand Dollar: A Tale of Old Key West Jane Louise Newhagen Sand Dollar A Tale of Old Key West Imagine life in old Key West Mary Thorne should already have married but Michael was lost at sea a victim of his own foolishness Her father persuades her to accept the hand of Richard Randall a wre
    Imagine life in old Key West Mary Thorne should already have married, but Michael was lost at sea, a victim of his own foolishness Her father persuades her to accept the hand of Richard Randall, a wrecker It will be a marriage of convenience for them both, but better than nothing When Mary learns about her father s dark secret, the knowledge drives her closer to RImagine life in old Key West Mary Thorne should already have married, but Michael was lost at sea, a victim of his own foolishness Her father persuades her to accept the hand of Richard Randall, a wrecker It will be a marriage of convenience for them both, but better than nothing When Mary learns about her father s dark secret, the knowledge drives her closer to Richard Then the Great Hurricane of 1846 lures them to Key West to profit from the rebuilding Mary leaves her family behind and places all her hopes on her husband and her children to come As events unfold, suspenseful and often surprising, Mary struggles to maintain her independence and reconcile her ideals with the realities of life in Key West in the mid 1800 s This gripping and affecting historic novel, Sand Dollar, overflows with the sights, sounds and smells of the mid 19th Century Florida Tropics, making an auspicious debut for novelist, Jane Newhagen Brewster Milton Robertson A Posturing of Fools River City Publishing, 2004
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    About Jane Louise Newhagen


    1. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, I went east to college where I graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I Since then, Ive lived in Massachusetts, New York, Paris, France and mainland Florida Ive made my home in Key West since 2000.My publications and related work include I just won First and Third Prizes in the Key West Writers Guild short story contest for my stories Remembrance and Suenos My reminiscence, Grandmommy s Love, is included in the anthology All My Good Habits I Learned from Grandma, edited by Laurel Seiler Brunvoll, 2007, Thomas Nelson, Inc My short story, Paint Job, was published in the 2006 Florida International University Key West Writers Conference Anthology, which can be viewed at w3u CRWRITING KeyWestAn My essay on the promotion and defense of the principles of a free press was a finalist in the Inter American Press Association Chapultepec Essay Contest My fable, Amavie, won second place in the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge contest For four years I was an associate editor and feature writer for Country Pleasures, a Westchester County, New York magazine For three years I wrote feature articles and personality profiles for The Pound Ridge Review, Acorn Press and The Lewisboro Ledger My other articles have appeared in publications including The New York Times Op Ed page, Hudson Valley Magazine, Women s News, New England Sporthorse Journal, and Junior Riders I was a five year member of the Hiram Halle Memorial Library Board of Trustees in Pound Ridge, NY, responsible for public relations I was public relations consultant for the Putnam County NY Symphony Orchestra where I designed and produced their first fund raising campaign I have written and edited newsletters both professionally and as a volunteer for over fifteen years The newsletters have included Saw Mill River Club Tennis Equities, a health club conglomerate in Mt Kisco, NY the Boca Raton Newcomers Club the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach, FL and the Florida Keys Audubon Society of which I am also secretary I have been the archivist for the Key West Historic City Cemetery since 2003.More information is available on my web site, janenewhagen Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, I went east to college where I graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I Since then, Ive lived in Massachusetts, New York, Paris, France and mainland Florida Ive made my home in Key West since 2000.My publications and related work include I just won First and Third Prizes in the Key West Writers Guild short story contest for my stories Remembrance and Suenos My reminiscence, Grandmommy s Love, is included in the anthology All My Good Habits I Learned from Grandma, edited by Laurel Seiler Brunvoll, 2007, Thomas Nelson, Inc My short story, Paint Job, was published in the 2006 Florida International University Key West Writers Conference Anthology, which can be viewed at w3u CRWRITING KeyWestAn My essay on the promotion and defense of the principles of a free press was a finalist in the Inter American Press Association Chapultepec Essay Contest My fable, Amavie, won second place in the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge contest For four years I was an associate editor and feature writer for Country Pleasures, a Westchester County, New York magazine For three years I wrote feature articles and personality profiles for The Pound Ridge Review, Acorn Press and The Lewisboro Ledger My other articles have appeared in publications including The New York Times Op Ed page, Hudson Valley Magazine, Women s News, New England Sporthorse Journal, and Junior Riders I was a five year member of the Hiram Halle Memorial Library Board of Trustees in Pound Ridge, NY, responsible for public relations I was public


    240 Comments


    1. I was vacationing in Key West when I choose this book Thought it might help paint a better picture since the I would be living and breathing the backdrop of the story It helped It s a great story, but VERY TRAGIC.

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    2. Really good, but really wanted it to end differently

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    3. Excellent story and lots of Key West content Really enjoyable.

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    4. Good, but so incredibly sad.

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