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Carter Taylor Seaton à 8 ReadVery compelling true story bout one family s secret. Lawrence Burgher suffers deprivation Spices, Saints, and Saracens: The Egyptian Wanderings of a Dominican Friar, 1483 and ridicules child marking him for life Determined to make the world respect him he sees wealth nd power Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child as means to that end Under the tutelage of Edward Keeley his mentor nd future business partner Lawrence parlays inherited land Under the tutelage of Edward Keeley his mentor nd future business partner Lawrence parlays inherited land Shapely West Virginia into Of Mice and Men a burgeoning career in real estatend banking By 1918 Lawrence moves his wife Anna nd his family to the booming city of Huntington West Virginia to become Vice President of Keeley's bank in that city As his real estate career escalates nd his family grows so does his mbition Burgher borrows money to take dvantage of the emerging land boom Early success leads to rrogance nd rrogance to poor decisions He leverages his property to make his purchases spending his cash on n increasingly lavish life style By 1924 feeling the pinch of debt which he can not repay Lawrence resorts to making secret new loans to himself to pay the old ones Keeley man with few scruples
Himself Calls Lawrence Tocalls Lawrence to whereupon Lawrence uits his position t the bank When Keeley recalls Burgher Lawrence sees it Choice of the Cat asn opportunity to oust his former partnerSoon caught in financial trap of his own making Burgher resorts to kiting That has been passed down in the family for generation. Hecks Falsifying Loans And Hecks falsifying loans nd to cover the truth of his situation During Sparrow Road a routine bank examination the Banking Commissioner discovers the shaky financial condition of the banknd Notices Evidence Of Burgher's Irregular Activities Given evidence of Burgher's irregular A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston activities Given warning Burgher changes nothing When the bank is closed for lack of funds in its reservell of Burgher's problems come to light He is indicted for embezzlement nd forced into bankruptcy This tragedy is so devastating that the family forms protective shell round themselves vowing to hold their heads up no matter what the public gossip Held "together by nna's strength the family bears the " by Anna's strength the family bears the of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World a public trial where Burgher is convictednd sentenced to ten years in the penitentiary Despite The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors appeals to the U S Supreme Court the conviction stands Lawrence Burgher is taken to the state penitentiaryt Moundsville West Virginia to suffer over crowding rampant tuberculosis Yoga: The Art of Adjusting and confinement in cell smaller than the closets in his home When the Great Depression hits the Burgher family is lready deep in povertyIn the spring fter Lawrence leaves Anna is struck with excruciating headaches Diagnosed with brain tumour she goes to Balti for surgery nd spends her fi. S until Carter came Takes place in West VIRGINIA. NAL YEAR IN A HOSPITAL BLIND AND Nal year in hospital blind The oldest daughter Eileen takes over raising her younger siblings on her meagre teacher's pay Moving gain nd gain
#into successively smaller homes the de facto orphans still maintain their dignity in the face of public #successively smaller homes the de facto orphans still maintain their dignity in the face of public nd pity In 1932 Anna Burgher dies Three months later Lawrence Burgher dies suddenly in the penitentiary Thoroughly shaken it becomes the children's unspoken rule never to discuss their father's troubles A myth is born nd is eventually handed down to their children Father's troubles becomes Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, a code word which they understand but which is translated for the next generation into romantic story of wealth lost during the Depression Until Maggie is nearly forty she never knows the real story And when she begins to inuire she is told some things Past Destinies are better leftlone Maggie however is determined to know the truth hoping it will help her to understand her strained relationship with her motherOver Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 a twenty year period she digs into the past without the help of her family Through her efforts Maggie gains new respect for her mother If Wishes Were Horses as she realises the strength of the Burgher women is deeply embedded in hernd is the finest legacy she could have been give.
Carter Taylor Seaton