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City of Dreamsby William Martin
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"Can I interest you in saving America?"
Thats the text message Peter Fallon receives from a Wall Street bigwig. Its not a challenge he can turn down, especially since the country is in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.
Hidden somewhere in New York City is a box of 1780 bonds with a face value of ten thousand dollars. The Supreme Court is about to decide if these bonds still have value. If the decision is yes, those ten thousand dollars, at five percent interest, will be worth a very pretty penny...
Peter Fallon and his girlfriend, Evangeline Carrington, must find the box—and fast. Suddenly, their race against time becomes a race through time as Peter and Evangeline track the stories of New Yorkers whose lives have been changed by the bonds… and all the while theyll unravel the thrilling and inspiring origins of the City of Dreams.
About the Author
WILLIAM MARTIN has written seven novels. He is best known for his historical fiction, which has chronicled the history of Boston, New England, and the nation. His first novel, Back Bay, spent fourteen weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List. His subsequent novels, including Harvard Yard, Citizen Washington, Annapolis and Cape Cod have established him, in the words of Publishers Weekly, as a "storyteller whose smoothness matches his ambition." There are more than three million copies of his books in print.
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