One man’s powerful insight into the realities of the Vietnam War.
As a youngster the author was raised a catholic, his father owned an Irish bar in the north side of Chicago, he was shy and had a devoted girlfriend. Those years…Continue
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When I started reading this book, the first thoughts which came into my mind were that, it’s amazing how ignorant one can be, about events which happened in your own…Continue
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An action packed adventure.
About Gerald Patrick:
Coming of age in tumultious times, Gerald Patrick has mixed life's experiences with an imagination and actuality to spin a tale of intrigue fullfilling a challenge to himself.
Conscripted into the United States Army in 1969, Gerald relates trials of being an infantry soldier from the jungles of Vietnam,…Continue
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Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love…
After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the…Continue
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In spite of the hardships of war, young Jo Bremley lives in considerable happiness with her husband and 7-year old daughter. Then one night, influenced by his best friend, Jo’s husband announces that he has decided to join the war. Before he gets a chance to, however, he’s the victim of a snowstorm accident. Now a young widow, Jo tries to make ends…Continue
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The Lucky Baseball is a highly entertaining and educational novel about a young Japanese-American boy whose dream is to become a famous baseball player. Set during the time of the war between the US and Japan, the…Continue
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The Silent and the Lost is an interesting and educational novel about the war between East and West Pakistan in the 1970s.
The story starts in Brentwood, California in 1997 at the beautiful wedding of Alex Salim McKensie & Sangeeta Rai, a couple deeply in love. Alex, our hero, was adopted at the age of four in…
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I am currently reading Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. It is a story about Olympic runner Louis Zamperini and his survival at sea and in Japanese POW camps during WWII. I love books about WWII. I love the romanticism of the times, although I understand that war is hell no matter what…Continue
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