The Unopened Letter: A Dose of Reality Changes a Young Man’s Life Forever
2021 FAPA President’s Book Award: Gold: Autobiography/Biography/Memoir
A coming of age story of a young man facing his draft notice during the Vietnam Era, and how his decision shaped his life, and that of his family. Told through a series of letters sent to his mother, the story covers an era when 27 million young men faced possible conscription into the armed services. It is replete with the emotions of the era when the U.S.A. was a country in turmoil Readers who remember the 1960’s, or knew someone who lived during that period will find relevance in this tumultuous period. The joy, humor, and heartbreak of the times, told through a teenager’s experience as he grows into a man.