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Globeville [Kindle Edition]

Philip Opp

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Book Description

Charley Cavanaugh lived on the outside of everyone’s lives, pouring drinks, drawing a draught beer or two, listened to the locals who told him of their lives and thought he gave a damn. And Charley thought he liked it that way. Charley owns the Pepper Pot, a run down bar and liquor store downtown Globeville.

Life in Globeville moved on with predictable sameness until Valerie, a pregnant girl, arrived in search of her sister. With nowhere else to turn, and to the complete surprise of everyone who thought they knew Charley, he takes her in so that she’ll be safe. As time passes, Charley begins to reconnect with feelings he’d buried in the past.

Before Valerie’s baby is born, we find that she lost her beau in Korea before they had the chance to get married. She is thrown out by her overly conservative father and comes to Globeville in search of her sister only to find that she now works at the local Brothel.

After the birth of Carla, we see Charley and Valerie falling for each other even though Charley thinks that there is a 10-year age difference. (Actually Valerie lies about her age and is only seventeen when she arrives in Globeville so the age difference is more like thirteen years.) Because of the age difference and the fact that Charley believes that raising Valerie’s daughter in a bar is a bad idea, and that Valerie should have a better life, he starts going against his own desires and tries to push Valerie away.

The tapestry of Globeville has many colors, twists and turns. It will make you laugh, cry and might even cause you to fall in love.

Product Details

  • File Size: 738 KB
  • Print Length: 334 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0046H9CYS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,034,514 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Philip Opp is the resident 3D animation, graphics and digital imaging guru of the Animation Annex. Phil has been an imager since 1971 when he was a contract shooter for the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post.
After a short sojourn as a Photographer's Mate in the United States Navy, Phil went on to manage the photographic studio and laboratory for Lear Siegler, Inc.
Later Phil worked in 35mm and 16mm film in the Denver commercial industry. This would eventually build into a video business that would land him a position at Ball Aerospace & Technologies in Boulder, Colorado as Manager of the Video Production Department.
During his 10 years at Ball, Phil captured video of launches, documented projects for the Strategic Defense Initiative, created two employee news programs and Learned 3D computer animation. Phil has done animations for NASA, The Space Telescope Institute, Boeing, the Army Corps of Engineers and has had animation shown on TLC and the Discovery Channel.
On writing, Phil says;
"I've been writing fiction since I was a teenager, but I'm not as much an author as I am just a story teller. I sit at the keyboard and just before I start typing I say; "Lets pretend.""


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