As nightly raids burn the capital city, the mundane existence of Gerald Sanpatri takes a dramatic shift when Rosia walks into his life bringing laughter and unexpected love. She inspires the ex-writer to once again take up his pen and write the impossible: a love story for an entire nation. A Love Story for a Nation chronicles the explosive and heart-warming journey of one country’s brush with history through the eyes of a courageous man who dared to stand up, smile, and think the unimaginable.
Mark Sasse grew up in Butler County in western PA, but he has spent most of the last twenty years in Asia, teaching, writing and enjoying the food. He has authored three additional novels and many dramatic works. He won the Best Script award in 2013 & 2014 at the Short & Sweet Theatre Festival Penang. His dramatic works have also been performed in Sydney and Kuala Lumpur. In addition to writing, he loves to cook, coach softball, travel, and spend time with his family.
“Five Stars … This story deeply affected me … beautiful and hauntingly written.” – Literary R & R
“The plot of this incredible tale sent shivers down my spine on more than one occasion. Author Mark Sasse is one gifted writer.” – inspirational author Dolores Ayotte