In My Father's Generation

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ADVENTURE EPIC HISTORICAL FICTION ROMANCE WAR ACTION FAMILY RELIGIOUS DRAMA

19th Century

James Martin Rhodes

Logline

As the southern states struggle to rebuild and reinvent themselves after the Civil War, a fifteen-year-old boy works to overcome the devastating loss of his family, building a new family and fortune in the timber industry near the Okefenokee Swamp.

Genre

Adventure, Epic, Historical Fiction, Romance, War, Action, Family, Religious, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Atlanta and south Georgia from the Civil War to World War I.

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 1999

Starting Description

When fifteen-year-old John Warren's family is killed in Civil War Atlanta, he escapes to south Georgia and learns that his response to tragedy will determine the course of his life.

Ending Description

Over the course of fifty years, John Warren responds to the tragedy of his youth by creating a family and a successful business. He learns that relationships based on love and self-sacrifice are vital to a fulfilling life.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: John Warren

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Perseverance, Skillful, Unapologetic, Visionary, Leader, Secretive, Charming, Empathetic, Faithful, Heroic, Honorable, Sexy, Adventurous, Aggressive, Engaging, Gracious, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Ned Worthington

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Criminal, Greedy, Uneducated, Aspiring, Charming, Complex, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Badass, Manipulative, Masculine, Aggressive, Confident, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Corey Stokes

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Heroic, Modest, Selfless, Complex, Decisive, Empathetic, Engaging, Confident, Honorable, Masculine, Uneducated, Perseverance, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Aspiring, Faithful, Gracious, Leader, Charming, Religious

Additional Character Details

Name: Kathleen Warren

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Gracious, Leader, Perseverance, Sexy, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Faithful, Modest, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Confident, Selfless, Aspiring, Decisive, Heroic, Honorable, Religious, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic

Logline

As the southern states struggle to rebuild and reinvent themselves after the Civil War, a fifteen-year-old boy works to overcome the devastating loss of his family, building a new family and fortune in the timber industry near the Okefenokee Swamp.

Short Summary

When fifteen-year-old John Warren's family is killed in Civil War Atlanta, he escapes to south Georgia and learns that his response to tragedy will determine the course of his life.


Over the course of fifty years, John Warren responds to the tragedy of his youth by creating a family and a successful business. He learns that relationships based on love and self-sacrifice are vital to a fulfilling life.

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Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: John Warren

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Perseverance, Skillful, Unapologetic, Visionary, Leader, Secretive, Charming, Empathetic, Faithful, Heroic, Honorable, Sexy, Adventurous, Aggressive, Engaging, Gracious, Masculine

Character 1

Name: Ned Worthington

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Criminal, Greedy, Uneducated, Aspiring, Charming, Complex, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Badass, Manipulative, Masculine, Aggressive, Confident, Skillful

Character 2

Name: Corey Stokes

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Heroic, Modest, Selfless, Complex, Decisive, Empathetic, Engaging, Confident, Honorable, Masculine, Uneducated, Perseverance, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Aspiring, Faithful, Gracious, Leader, Charming, Religious

Character 3

Name: Kathleen Warren

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Gracious, Leader, Perseverance, Sexy, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Faithful, Modest, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Confident, Selfless, Aspiring, Decisive, Heroic, Honorable, Religious, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic

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