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Time Out of Mind

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A novel that takes journey back in time to meet Teddy Roosevelt and Jay Gould by John Maxim

Every time it snows, Jonathan Corbin sees people and scenes that haven't existed for 100 years. Is he being haunted or has he lost his mind? Sturdevant, the psychiatrist his girlfriend Gwen brings in, has another explanation: Jonathan is in the grip … see full wiki

Author: John R. Maxim
Genre: Suspense
Publisher: Avon
Date Published: ©1986, July 6, 1999 (reprint ed.)
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  • May 16, 2009
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This book was gripping from the start. Maxim does an excellent job of bringing historical characters to life. From the coniving Jay Gould to the gung ho Teddy Roosevelt. With very rich descriptions of late 1800's New York City.

From the start we cannot figure out if John Corbin is one person, two people, or many people. We do not know if there are ghosts haunting him or if he has a combination of gene heredity and ESP.

There is an amazing barroom brawl scene where Tilden and a bruiser go at it and savagely beat each other but still address each other as gentlemen. That was a piece of amazing writing!

If you can find this one get it!

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