Mission Accomplished: Stop The Clock

By Muriel P. Engelman

                       CONTENTS

 

Illustrations ..........................................................................................................iii

Acknowledgments ..............................................................................................xix

 Preface ...............................................................................................................xvii

Part One: Pre-War

1. MEMORY BANK RETREIVED .............................................................................................................3

2. CLASS BEAUTY ..................................................................................................................7

3. MISSING: ONE CHAPTER ..............................................................................................................12

4. BANDAGE POWER .................................................................................................................14

5. BITS AND PIECES ..................................................................................................................18

6. CELIA and the MADHOUSE ..........................................................................................................23

7. DELUSIONS ..........................................................................................................26

Part Two: The War

8. MESSAGE to HARRY .................................................................................................................31

9. A RING of TRUTH .................................................................................................................38

10. SPIT and POLISH ................................................................................................................42

11. WHAT GOES ’ROUND ...............................................................................................................45

12. VIVE la FRANCE ...............................................................................................................48

13. A TIME REMEMBERED .......................................................................................................52

14. THE COMMAND ..........................................................................................................57

15. TWO PHOTOGRAPHS ....................................................................................................64

16. A WARTIME CHRISTMAS .........................................................................................................69

17. DELAYED MAIL ....................................................................................................................73

18. LETTERS HOME ..................................................................................................................76

Part Three: Post-War

19. THE FUTURE IS NOW ..................................................................................................................103

20. THE NAME IS the GAME ................................................................................................................106

21. PREJUDICE and PRIDE ................................................................................................................110

22. SMALL WORLD ..............................................................................................................114

23. DISDAINED, REJECTED, ACCEPTED .........................................................................................................119

24. LIVING PROOF ...............................................................................................................122

25. MATINEES ..........................................................................................................128

26. OUR ECUMENICAL ERA ....................................................................................................................131

27. BURGLARS WELCOME! .........................................................................................................135

28. THE HIRED ...................................................................................................137

29. A HOSTILE TAKEOVER ..........................................................................................................141

30. WILLOW LAKE GAMES ...............................................................................................................144

31. AFTERMATH .......................................................................................................151

32. WHO IS ARTHUR DIEHL? ...............................................................................................................157

33. THE ENIGMA NAMED EVELYN .............................................................................................................160

34. RETRIBUTION .....................................................................................................166

35. STOP theCLOCK ..........................................................................................................168

36. ROSES and ASHES ...............................................................................................................170

37. THE SKIER .................................................................................................................172

38. THE USER ..................................................................................................................176

39. YA WIN SOME, YA LOSE SOME .................................................................................................................179

40. The Invitation ...........................................................................................................184

41. PRISCILLA ...........................................................................................................188

42. I HEAR YOU, PART I .........................................................................................................................193

43. I HEAR YOU, PART II ........................................................................................................................198

44. THE HIGH THAT WAS LOW....................................................................................................................204

45. GAMES PEOPLE PLAY ..................................................................................................................206

46. THE GIVEAWAY .........................................................................................................213

47. BOUND UP ......................................................................................................................215

48. THE OPIATE ..............................................................................................................217

49. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ...........................................................................................................224

50. THE CHEAP SEATS ................................................................................................................228

51. MY FOUR BEST MARRIAGES ........................................................................................................232

52. LOVE in BLOOM ...............................................................................................................242

53. SURPRISE! ...........................................................................................................244

54. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED .................................................................................................247

55. FLASHBACKS ......................................................................................................251

56. LITTLE DARLINGS ..........................................................................................................255

57. PRESENTS ..........................................................................................................262

58. WORLD of DREAMS .............................................................................................................266

59. FRAGILE CONNECTIONS ...................................................................................................269

60. LITTLE RED BOX.....................................................................................................................273

61. A SHARED SECRET ...............................................................................................................274

62. WHEN YOU GOTTA GO .....................................................................................................................277

63. RENDEZVOUS .....................................................................................................280

64. GUILT .................................................................................................................282

65. MIXED SIGNALS .............................................................................................................288

66. COINCIDENCE .....................................................................................................292

67. LOST and FOUND ...............................................................................................................295

68. QUEEN for a MONTH ..............................................................................................................298

69. PARKING LOT LESSONS ............................................................................................................303

70. KIDNAPPED ..................................................................................................307

71. DECISIONS, DECISIONS .........................................................................................................315

Appendix ...........................................................................................................317