The Toll of Folly

by J. William Whitaker



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/31/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 418
ISBN : 9781532094323
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 418
ISBN : 9781532098536
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 418
ISBN : 9781532094330

About the Book

Europe in the summer of 1914 is quickly swept up in the Great War. The beliefs of leaders on both sides are soon proven false dispelled by the scope of the fighting and destruction. Four young Parisian are swept up by powerful events and forced to take action in various guises. Their fates come together in early September in Paris where reunions rekindle old emotions just as the German Army threatens to overrun the city.

About the Author

J. William Whitaker currently resides in Seattle and in Indiana where he now pursues various outdoor activities including rowing (crew), fly fishing, sailing and hiking. He formerly was a practicing cardiologist, and entrepreneur. At present he is also involved in various philanthropic activities as well as investing in early stage companies and startups as an active angel investor associated with groups in Seattle and the Bay Area. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of Indiana University and the Indiana University School of Medicine and did postgraduate medical training at the Mayo Clinic and Emory University He is married to his wife of forty-eight years Joan. They have three sons and five grandchildren