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The outbreak of World War II placed Robert Ruark's writing career on hold. Enlisting in the Navy, Ruark served in the Armed Guard aboard merchant ships transporting supplies to the Allies. Glover chronicles some of Ruark's wartime experiences and summarizes his postwar writing career, which included the novels Something of Value, Uhuru, and Poor No More.
Robert Ruark grew up in Wilmington in a house that had great meaning to him. It was, he wrote, \"a cathedral to ancient times.\" Using quotes from Ruark's writings and other individuals, Glover describes the house as Ruark knew it and what happened to it after he moved away.
Glover discusses the life and work of Wilmington writer, researcher, and preservationist, Elizabeth McKoy.