The Fortune (Paperback)
|Author: Charlie Sipos|
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|Smiling Jimmy, a young sailor who has just arrived in England from a voyage onthe South Seas, stumbles into a harbor canteen where he hopes to have his hungrystomach filled with homemade food. Instead, he gets into a fight with thirtypatrons, and meets a beautiful young lady in dire need.The distressed Miss ONeal clings to Jimmy, who promises to escort her to Africa tofind her inheritance-a hidden oil field. Traveling along are the canteens owner, andthe hope for better future the trust of thirty patrons, the disadvantaged people of theharbor. Crossing France is an adventure itself, mostly because the diversifiedtransportation theyre forced to use. As they travel from Algiers to the South Sahara, they are forced to fight gangsters, spies, and even the French Foreign legion. MissONeal and Smiling Jimmy arrive to Ohkmar Oasis, and learn the truth about herinheritance. Half year later Jimmy discovers the real truth, and on the end everythingis fine. The girl has her inheritance and the hero gets the girl. The Fortune is a chock-full of adventure with unpredictable twists, and charactersyou have to love. They are down on their luck, but always maintain goodmanners. after a little hesitation. *Author: Sipos, Charlie *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 224 *Publication Date: 2005/10/20 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.00 x 0.51 inches|