Railroad Man is the tale of Mick MacDonald, who lived and worked during the golden age of railroads. Marriage, death, love, and glory all shine through in this book, and Mick must deal with everything that befalls him. This story captures the frustration, romance, heartbreak, and joy that accompany him through his life, and the poignant ending will leave you satisfied and thoughtful.
Why this story works:
- Ms. Wells' story shines with a voice that perfectly suits the era.
- The history and mechanics aren't overwhelming. This is a very human story with an interesting setting.
- The simplicity of the book is part of it's charm - it's easy to understand Mick's actions and sympathize with him as he deals with one thing after another.
Author: Alle Wells
Length: Thirteen chapters
Current Amazon Rating: 41/2 Stars (10 Reviews)
Current tags: 1930's drama, historical romance, love triangle, railroads