The Cry of the Whippoorwill carries readers to America during its westward expansion to follow the trials and tribulations of military scout Lance Winsor as he braves the treacherous wild to map out and stake claim to uncharted American land.
Confronted by obstacles with every move he makes, and joined by two other scouts he meets along the way, Lance must dodge arrows, bullets, and other forms of attack while carrying out the duties of his post. But when he unexpectedly falls in love, his heart is drawn into the battle and more than land is put on the line.
After rescuing a young Apache girl from marrying the brutal Indian chief who kidnapped her, Lance finds himself unable to shake his feelings for the honey-skinned beauty—and he’s not the only one. The chief, White Cloud, will stop at nothing to get her back, and he’s determined to settle the score with the man who shamed him and stole his bride’s heart.The Cry of the Whippoorwill is an instant classic that delivers a strong story infused with sentimentality, spirit, and wisdom.
About the Author
Fred J. Bognar lived the life of a humble renaissance man. Born in 1914, he served in the United States Navy Air Force during World War II, toiled as a skilled laborer for Kurtis Wright, and retired to a life of leisure and the passionate pursuit of the recreational inclinations and artistic endeavors he so dearly loved.
Beneath the long list of his hobbies and interests, Bognar was deeply driven to write. His life's work, Cry of the Whippoorwill, was his intellectual and creative outpouring for a great many years. Until he was no longer physically able to write, he dedicated himself to the quality, characters, and epic journey within the story, and as a result, he created a masterpiece that will be enjoyed for generations to come.
Published posthumously, Cry of the Whippoorwill is a tribute to its author and allows his memory, legacy, and spirit to live on in his work.