Karen Paysse Rowe Releases ‘Letters from Galveston’

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New book chronicles one man’s many letter’s to his sweetheart.

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In “Letters from Galveston” (published by Xlibris) the author Karen Paysse Rowe has chronicled her late father-in-law Ed’s correspondence with an old sweetheart during his days as a medical student.

This book is comprised of Ed’s many letters to his old sweetheart when he was still a young medical student. It shows him studying medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch and writing was second nature to him. He enjoyed the luxury of living on the Gulf Coast and spent many an afternoon swimming and fishing. Several days a week dove and quail hunting on Bolivar Peninsula were not out of the ordinary for him. Sailing with his fraternity brothers was the usual Sunday afternoon outing.

Ed was fond of a lady friend that came from Wortham. She always welcomed his company and he spoke of visiting Wanda on his rail trips to call on his mom in Dallas. His mother always enjoyed his visits. He wrote Wanda letters, described his activities and seemed to long for the day they could rendezvous. Their lives were busy and full of activity which made it almost impossible. The book reveals the letters he wrote to her.

This engrossing read shows readers the difference between today’s mode of communication such as texting and e-mail which, although may be more efficient and faster, is considered by the author as impersonal compared to letter writing.

“Letters from Galveston”
By Karen Paysse Rowe
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 140 pages | ISBN 9781503557246
Softcover | 6x9 in | 140 pages | ISBN 9781503557253
E-Book | 140 pages | ISBN 9781503557260
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Karen Paysse Rowe was born in 1951 on Galveston Island. She now resides in Central Texas where she raises Dorper sheep and is involved in wildlife conservation. She is the mother of four great adults who are the light of her life. Aside from family, her world is centered around travel, cooking, fun, laughter and a strong adoration for Jerry Lewis, who she believes encompasses all these things. In this book readers will find love letters written by her father-in-law to one of his sweethearts in 1942. She kept these declarations of love for many years before passing them on to her after his death in 2002.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.
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