Stephen Maitland-Lewis Surprises Enthusiasts with a Provocative Book

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“Hero on Three Continents” is a chronicle of the century that follows the story of Henry Brown, a man who finds himself in events both cataclysmic and personal

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Stephen Maitland-Lewis treats book enthusiasts with a stunning story in his book, Hero on Three Continents. Inspired by his life’s journey—having seen up close the connection between wealth and power and making and losing fortunes—this fascinating book follows its intriguing character, Henry Brown, whose story will rivet readers from start to finish.

Written in a convincing, provocative and affectionate style, this book is a chronicle of a century where the protagonist participates in events both cataclysmic and personal, and interfacing with characters both famous and imaginary. From the jazz age of the 1920s to the war-torn 1940s, to the international crises of oil and terrorism in the ‘70s, this novel makes history intimate, the work of any epic.

The world needs a hero, and Henry Brown is such a man. Maitland-Lewis demonstrates the importance of uncompromising research as well as the art of presenting material in a fast-flowing, enjoyable, “can’t put it down” style.

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About the Author
Stephen Maitland-Lewis, a full-time writer, divides his time between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. An attorney and former international merchant banker, he left London to become the general manager of an investment bank in Kuwait. Subsequently, he held senior positions on Wall Street before moving to California in 1991 where he owned a luxury hotel and a world-renowned award winning restaurant. He is a jazz aficionado and an art and theater buff.

Hero on Three Continents * by Stephen Maitland-Lewis
Publication Date: October 23, 2009
Trade Paperback; $21.24; 478 pages; 978-1-4134-1428-8
Trade Hardback; $31.49; 478 pages; 978-1-4134-1429-5
eBook; $3.99

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