By Janet Tillim,Malcolm Tillim
This is a narrative of Oldport, a old, idyllic Norman Rockwell kind village at the north shore of new york. the present citizens are dedicated to maintaining the idealized tale publication snapshot and preserving the established order. whilst an area resident purchases a rundown landmark waterfront hotel and seeks village permission to exchange it with a latest boutique lodge he meets fierce competition from a united staff of entrenched senior citizens. the result's a vintage fight of growth as opposed to upkeep. earlier than the Village Board renders its choice at the new vendors request for a rezoning let, the respected Mayor is murdered in chilly blood. The Mayor’s loss of life turns the village inside of out. finally, the police in a hurry to resolve the excessive profile homicide case forget proof that incriminates a number of different suspects and arrest a tender neighborhood builder for the crime. he's wear trial for homicide within the first measure and faces the dying penalty. Oldport is being twisted and grew to become via a twenty first century sociological twister that exposes a historical village in concern. A trend of racial discrimination, sexual harassment, marital infidelity, embezzlement and political corruption floor and Oldport, the version American village teeters at the precipice of destruction.
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