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Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse: A Novel

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Freshly graduated from Yale in 1935, Henry J. Kapler parlays his talent, determination, and creative energy into a burgeoning art career in New York under the wing of artists such as Edward Hopper and Reginald Marsh.  The young artist first gains notoriety when his depiction of a symbolic, interracial handshake between ballplayers is attacked by a knife-wielding assailant

Kindle Edition, 301 pages
Published December 5th 2017 by Apple Ridge Fine Arts
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Filled with history and love, Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse kept me awake for hours. From deadly affairs to living up to familial expectations, Hittner covers unbelievable ground in a short amount of time. Details trickle throughout the entire plot, seamlessly binding and intertwining characters into one cohesive life story. Rich in culturefrom the arts and baseball to jazz and the New York lifestyleHittner weaves passions to create his own masterpiece. By far, Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse is one ...more
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ARTHUR D. HITTNER, author of the art-related historical novels "The Caroline Paintings" and "Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse" and the humorous baseball novel "Four-Finger Singer and His Late Wife, Kate," is also the author of "Honus Wagner: The Life of Baseball's 'Flying Dutchman'" (McFarland, 1996), winner of the Seymour Medal awarded by the Society of American Baseball Research for the best book of ...more

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