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1919 - Misfortune’s End Listed among Top 10 books in Historical Fiction

The novel is listed as one of the most original, brightest and best selling on the market

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2007 Today ZAPmedia is pleased to announce that 1919 – Misfortune’s End listed as the one of the “Top 10” books in the Historical Fiction category to read on the website Writers to Believe In. Books on the website are listed as the most original, brightest, best selling and newest on the market. 

Written by award-winning writer Paula Phelan, the book has received exceptional reviews. “I’m honored to be listed in the company of these other titles and authors,” said Paula Phelan. “The writing of the book was a terrific journey into a historical period I had never heard much about. The amount of attention and support the book has received has been quite unexpected and an added bonus.”

The book 1919 – Misfortune’s End explores the lives of two fictional families, one Irish American living in Boston and the other, African American living in Washington, DC as they interact with historical figures of the day including J. Edgar Hoover, Woodrow Wilson, W.E.B. Dubois, Emma Goldman, Margaret Sanger and Helen Keller. The story reveals how, in the face of unimaginable challenges, the strength of the human spirit keeps hope alive and strives for success.

“This is a tour de force of writing and deserves a wide audience,” noted Alan Caruba, Editor of Bookviews.

1919 – Misfortune’s End is currently available through the Writers to Believe In website, Amazon.com, and its publisher ZAPmedia.


About ZAPmedia
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