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A Winter Adventure

A Winter Adventure

by Edward Tischleder

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Two teenage boys drive from the Twin Cities to Duluth, Minnesota for a weekend in December and they encounter severe winter driving conditions. Enroute their car is hijacked by two escaped convicts who seek to exit the country. Their escape plan includes stowing away on a ship that is about to leave Duluth for Europe. However, when they approach the ship they discover that it is in hands of terrorists who plan to destroy the entire Duluth-Superior harbor. A ship cleaning crew of Mexicans were on the ship when it was taken over. All are held hostage on the ship by the terrorists and together they attempt to oust the terrorists with the assistance of the local police. A shootout results in the defeat of the terrorists, the rescue of the Mexicans but the escape of the convicts with the two boys held for protection. They travel further north along Lake Superior and the boys are eventually saved from their captives and the elements with the assistance of a talking moose. A fun read mixed with action and humor.

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BN ID: 2940158467011
Publisher: Edward Tischleder
Publication date: 07/12/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 94 KB

About the Author

Edward Tischleder grew up in Watkins, Minnesota. After high school he served in the US Air Force from 1954 to 1957, with over half of that time in England. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1962 and William Mitchell College of Law in 1967. That same year he was admitted to practice law in Minnesota and was subsequently admitted to the US District Courts, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court. He practiced law in the Twin Cities for forty-four years until he retired and began his writing career. To date he has written numerous short stories plus three novels, "The War That Wasn't (Yet!)", "Home for Happy Counsel" and "A Winter Adventure." Three of his short-short stories placed first in the Minneapolis Veterans Creative Arts Competition in 2015. His writings are frequently based upon his lifetime experiences growing up in a small town, the military and the practice of law.

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