In his mountaintop village in southern Spain, Pablo's entire life seems planned out for him—his place, his vocation, his future. When family tragedy catapults him into an unconventional journey of self-discovery, everything he holds true is called into question. Pablo soon finds that the profound transformation of his inner world leads to dramatic changes on the outside as well.
The electrifying saga of the machinists, masons, powder-gangs, cooks and mechanics who flocked to Panama to build the Canal and how in their quest to reshape the world they risked it all for an enticing dream and the sake of love. A profoundly human story, White Gold will appeal to those with a taste for romance and adventure as well as anyone who has dared to pursue the dream of a better life
Jake Forest thought he'd experienced all of those rites of passage moments now that he had nearly used up all of his numbers.
During his years he'd seen others struggling to exist in a society of greed. He searched his entire life and discovers happiness he'd been looking for with Priscilla and little Bella. Was the accident with Bella in the Raccoon River the last of those damnable rites?