By Gerald Kolpan
Attractive, elusive, and sophisticated, Etta position captivated the country on the flip of the final century as she dodged the legislation with the Wild Bunch, led by way of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance child. Her actual identification and destiny have remained a secret that has tantalized historians for many years. Now, for the 1st time, Gerald Kolpan envisions this amazing woman’s existence in a beautiful debut novel.
Kolpan imagines that Etta position used to be born Lorinda Jameson, the daughter of a popular financier, who turns into referred to as the most endearing of the city’s debutantes while she makes her front into Philadelphia society. notwithstanding her place in existence is already guaranteed, her real calling is on horseback. she will be able to trip in addition to any guy and deal with a rifle even higher. but if a tragedy results in a dramatic reversal of fortune, Lorinda is left orphaned, penniless, homeless, and pursued by means of the ruthless Black Hand mafia.
Rechristened “Etta position” to make sure her defense, the younger girl travels to the farthest reaches of civilization, operating as a “Harvey woman” waitress in Grand Junction, Colorado. There, destiny intervenes once again and he or she back unearths herself at the run from the ruthless Pinkerton Detective service provider. yet this time she has corporation. She quickly reveals herself on the mythical hideout at Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming, the place she meets the charismatic Butch Cassidy and the good-looking, afflicted Harry Longbaugh, a.k.a. the Sundance child. via a sequence of holdups and heists, Etta and Harry start an epic and finally tragic romance, in order to be the best of Etta’s lifestyles. Then, while Etta meets the younger and idealistic Eleanor Roosevelt, her lifestyles is modified forever.
Blending a compelling love tale, excessive event, and exciting historic drama, Etta is an electrifying novel. With a sweeping 1900s environment, colourful storytelling, and larger-than-life characters, Etta is debut that's either desirable and unforgettable.