Oak Street Beach (cloth)
  • Author: Rose, Howard
  • Binding: Clothbound
  • Pages: 120
  • Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2"
  • Pub. Year: 1990
  • ISBN: 1-878352-06-7
  • In Stock: Yes
Price: $16.00

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When next we meet Reuben Poole, he has been transported to Chicago, washed up, so to speak, fifteen years later on the shore of Lake Michigan, alone, adrift, a witness. One hot summer day in 1953 begins with an attempted murder and an outrageous picnic, both bearing hints of political conspiracy. Soon enough the menagerie, along with various police agents (foreign and local), is in a chase through the back streets of Chicago after Matthew Francis Lenart, a charismatic cult leader, whereupon Reuben's destiny merges with this false messiah's.

Volume Two of The False Messiah Trilogy.


Howard Rose was born in Chicago in 1922. He received a fine arts degree from the Art Institute of Chicago, and, after military service during World War II, he moved to New York City where he worked for the Alan, Downtown, and Kennedy galleries. In addition to art criticism, Howard Rose was...


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