Convergence of Valor by Guntis Goncarovs

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1864
The Federal blockade was strangling Charleston into submission. The Confederacy was struggling to maintain existence. General Pierre T. Beauregard listened as President Jefferson Davis promised the people of Charleston they would never fall. On the dock on the Cooper River sat Beauregard’s only hope — a submarine that had already taken thirteen sailors to a watery grave. Beauregard needed to find eight brave men to take the vessel into battle.
Convergence of Valor is the story of how the lives of those brave men converged in Charleston to make their mark in history on the night of February 17, 1864.
 

About Guntis Goncarovs

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Guntis Goncarovs is an analytical chemist by education and a historian by passion. He has studied Latvia and family history for over twenty years, sparked by his parents and grandparents stories of the old country. He has returned to his homeland on several occasions to explore the land which so consumed his attention. Telmenu Saimnieks was Goncarovs' first published novel, derived from a compilation of the family stories and historical study. Educated in chemistry, Goncarovs enjoys plotting out his ancestral lineage. Goncarovs and his wife Joan, enjoy the wonders of New Hampshire with their dog, Sasha. Aquatic and terrestrial gardening, spotted with trying to keep up with three grown daughters keeps them hopping.
 
Published October 6, 2012 by gggoncarovs. 276 pages
Genres: History, War, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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