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A Square of Apples: The Journey of Daniel Fischer Jan Tucker Mulligan

A Square of Apples: The Journey of Daniel Fischer

Jan Tucker Mulligan

Published September 26th 2011
ISBN : 9781467028264
Hardcover
316 pages
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It is 1864. For the Kingdom of Bavaria, certain war looms- the new king, Ludwig II, shows a lack of interest in affairs of state. Apprehension grows about encroaching military pressure from the Kingdom of Prussia and the Empire of Austria.Meanwhile,MoreIt is 1864. For the Kingdom of Bavaria, certain war looms- the new king, Ludwig II, shows a lack of interest in affairs of state. Apprehension grows about encroaching military pressure from the Kingdom of Prussia and the Empire of Austria.Meanwhile, not far from the Austrian border, Daniel Fischer is content to tend his familys orchards on their farm outside the town of Miesbach. Daniel hates the dirt and flurry of cities. He dreams of one day courting Lizzie Chormann, secretly the love of his life. On the day he gathers his courage and decides to begin his courtship, his older brother, Jacob, makes an announcement: He and Lizzie are engaged, and after the wedding, theyre going to open a shop in America.Daniel and Jacob fight. At the wedding Jacob offers Daniel his hand in peace but Daniel refuses. A week later, still heartbroken, Daniel flees Miesbach and enlists in the Royal Bavarian Fusiliers.Five years later, Daniel is a hardened veteran who believes that he has finally set aside his feelings for Lizzie. And then she writes from Philadelphia- Jacob is dead.Show moreShow