Author Charles Richard Read has written a magnificent
saga of the lives of three generations of people who lived through turbulent times which changed America. The readers will find themselves transported through his vivid descriptions of everyday happenings interspersed with important moments in the history of this country.
How does a young man feel when he finds out the circumstances of his father's death? How does he survive? How does he overcome his tragic circumstances to rise above his contemporaries? And how are the others affected in their lives from what happened in the past and what happens in their present?
A World War II veteran and a graphic designer, C. Richard Read felt compelled to share his stories. The Black Dutchman is the first of three novels he has completed. He is currently working on a fourth.