Reap the Whirlwind

by Sidney Owitz



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/28/2004

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781420814248

About the Book

This is a historical novel spanning the entire twentieth century.  The writer has blended the life of one man and his family with events which occur concurrently.  History affects all our lives, and this book focuses on how one particular family fared in the face of world events.  The story commences in South Africa, spreads through neighbouring countries and the United States before returning to South Africa.  A nation divided wreaks havoc upon its people as the steam-roller of history rumbles by like a whirlwind.

About the Author

Sidney Owitz a native of South Africa, was born in Johannesburg, where he received his education.  He graduated in Medicine at the University of Cape Town.  He practiced as a family physician for many years, where upon he and his family moved to New York, where he continued his medical studies and practiced as an anesthesiologist.  Coming to American for him was like starting all over again as he assets were frozen due to the stringent monetary regulations of the South African government at that time.  He is now living in Florida in a retired capacity.