Inside the Citadel by Ken Byerly

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Can a Lutheran stockbroker from the Midwest and an ambitious Jewish financial headhunter from Great Neck find happiness? Well, maybe, if they climb New York State’s biggest mountain together, We’re talking Fire Island and the Hamptons and group summer houses and art parties on 57th Street. It’s summer, 1972, two new World Trade Center towers reach for the sky and the Dow Jones Industrials bid to top 1000 for the first time. But people are people and problems are problems and Scott Lehmann and Jennifer Cohen encounter their share. Scott pictures himself, in the end, like Gary Cooper in High Noon, flinging his badge to the dust and striding away. But it’s not that easy. There’s the elusive Jennifer, and the glitter of Wall Street, and the yellow-green, ever-moving translucent numbers...

About Ken Byerly

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Born on a farm in North Carolina, Ken Byerly moved west with his family at age 12, attended the University of Montana on an athletic scholarship and graduated in journalism. As editor of the Tidewater News in Franklin, VA., Ken won awards from the Virginia Press Association for editorial, news, feature and sports writing. He worked a year as a reporter for the Washington Post and left to travel for a year in Europe. In New York, he became a reporter specializing in politics and civil rights for Newsday on Long Island. While at Newsday, he helped author the bestselling sex spoof, Naked Came the Stranger. Ken appeared in a TV commercial for Score hair cream, and print ads for Antonio y Cleopatra cigars. He wrote the book for a musical, Cowboy, based on the life of Montana painter Charles M. Russell. The musical played briefly in small theaters in Connecticut and New York. Ken became a stockbroker in New York, retired early and now lives in Vermont with his wife, Priscilla. He recently, with his wife's help, completed a multi-year hike of the 2200-mile Appalachian Trail.
Published November 17, 2009 by AuthorHouse. 352 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Horror, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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