The Witwer Files is a story inspired by actual events and tells how the lives ao those involved were forever changed by the events that took place in two short years. In the early 1900's, in a small Midwestern village, local townsfolk were terrorized by uncontrolled violence by a gang called the "river rats." There were unsolved murders and alleged suicides. Those respoonsible for law enforcement either turned in their badges or disappeared. A set of unusual circulstances brought Charlie Witwer and his three brothers to the village to make the streets safe. The book tells how the lives of those involved were forever changed by the events that took place in two short years and takes the reader through the struggles of the Witwer family to make a new life in a community divided against itself by an event that almost destroyed the lives of three generations.
|Publisher:||Pacesetter Management Corporation|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)|
Table of Contents
Each chapter in this book describes an event that occurred in the lives of Charlie Witwer and his three brothers and their families. Starting with the unusual circumstances that resulted in a decision made by the Mayor of a small Midwestern community to appoint Charlie Witwer as the town marshal. Marshal Witwer appointed his three brothers as his deputies. In August of 1913, the Witwer clan led by Marshal Witwer undertook the responsibilities of trying to clean up the violence in the community caused by a gang called the 'river rats." The events beginning in Chapter 1 through Chapter 49 tell a story based on true events of a struggle - law and order against violence and murder - that took place in two short years and forever changed the lives of those involved. They take the reader through the struggles of the Witwer family to make a new life in a community divided against itself by an event that almost destroyed the lives of three generations.