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The Last American Martyr
by Tom Winton

Tom Soles was an unemployed doorman when he wrote a book that rocked the nation. Entitled Enough is Enough it revealed the truth about who was really at fault for the unfair spread of wealth in America. Working folks adored it; the upper echelon hated it. Either way it was viewed, it became a best seller and won him the Nobel Prize for Literature.

When we first meet Tom, he is using an assumed name and all the local townsfolk consider him a hermit. But after a visit from his mail carrier, Jake Snow, we begin to learn more about the man that Jake also had written off as a recluse. Jake has plenty of time and questions, and as he begins to get answers, the two men quickly strike up a close friendship. Then Tom gives Jake an opportunity. He offers to let him read a memoir he's been working on. Jake accepts, and we begin a story within a story.

What happened between writing that blockbuster book and Tom ending up as a hermit? Jake and the reader are both in for quite a ride! Part mystery, part romance, part drama--The Last American Martyr has it all.
 

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