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About the Author: Robert DeMaria

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Robert DeMaria was born in New York. He studied at Columbia where he was an undergraduate in the Beat Generation. He eventually earned a PhD in modern British literature. He was an editor at Macmillan, taught writing at various universities and was the Associate Dean of the New School for Social Research. With Ellen Hope Meyer he published The Mediterranean Review (1970-73). He is the author of fifteen novels and has published short fiction and poetry in various magazines. His novels reflect his New York background and his years raising a family on the east end of Long Island. He has also spent some years in Europe in expatriate circles. These days he divides his time between Deia on the island of Mallorca and Port Jefferson on Long Island. He is working on a memoir called My Secret Childhood.

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Paperback, Published in Feb 2011 by Vineyard Press

ISBN10: 1930067909 | ISBN13: 9781930067905

Page count: 136

A novel based on true events in World War II. A tail gunner in a B-17 is listed as "missing in action" after his plane, a B-17 Flying Fortress with a crew of ten is shot down over German-occupied Holland. He is taken in by the Dutch underground and becomes part of a large plan to save pilots by moving them towards the Rhine and getting them across where allied troops are in control. For six months he must play the part of a deaf-mute Dutchman. He is moved from one safe house to another, until the battle on the Rhine, in which many are killed. Endless suspense!

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