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Anthony Adverse, Part 1: The Roots of the Tree

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ANTHONY ADVERSE WAS A LOVE-CHILD...
...begotten in France, born in the Alps and reared in Italy, then launched upon a life of adventure. This is his story.

Anthony was the name the nuns gave the naked and squalling newborn child they found abandoned at their convent gate. They knew nothing of his past, of the star-crossed lovers who were his parents nor of the violent events
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Mass Market Paperback, 461 pages
Published January 1978 by Warner Books
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Born William Hervey Allen. 1915 University of Pittsburgh graduate. In WWI served as a Lieutenant in the 28th (keystone) Division, US Army and fought in the Aisne-Marne offensive July-August, 1918. He wrote "Toward the Flame" (1926), a nonfictional account of his experiences in the war.

Allen is best known for his work Anthony Adverse, a 1933 bestseller. He also planned a series of novels about colo
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