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“An Angel Rode My Wing,” chronicles the twenty-year career of Lt. Col. Levin with all the elements of a great action novel — the battles to succeed, to overcome monumental adversity, to stay alive and to stay loved.

Young, restless and invincible, Neil Levin left college during the Korean War to join the Navy and fly jet fighters aboard aircraft carriers. Not unlike most driven youth, he was on a quest to prove he had the right stuff. Timing and opportunity played significant roles in his rise from Naval Aviation Cadet during the Korean War to Marine Corps Lt. Colonel during the Vietnam era.

In this latest book from Leatherneck Publishing, “An Angel Rode My Wing,” chronicles the twenty-year career of Lt. Col. Levin with all the elements of a great action novel — the battles to succeed, to overcome monumental adversity, to stay alive and to stay loved. Often poignant, humorous, thought provoking and introspective, Levin’s seductive style of writing draws you into his story in a most intimate way flying in the cockpit with him through the clouds, diving on enemy targets, dodging anti-aircraft fire and during gut wrenching emergencies. All age groups can read this book. It is comfortable, sometimes humorous entertainment that also presents some provocative issues about marriage, divorce, children, out of body experiences and even UFOs. A must read.

Lt Col Neil Levin, USMC (Ret) is a Korea and Vietnam War Veteran, United States Marine Corps Combat Top Gun Jet Fighter/Attack Pilot, combat flight Instructor and recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with combat “V”, eleven Air Medals, the Purple Heart earned while shot down over North Vietnam, plus numerous additional Combat Medals of Valor. Neil has two daughters and two sons, all from a previous marriage and resides in Oceanside California with his wife Laurie.

Lt Col Levin is the Founder and CEO of Leatherneck Publishing, a book publishing company dedicated to provide a venue to every military person, Marine, Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard with a story to tell. Levin says, “Today, thousands of young heroes return from battle with intense emotions and ardent commitment. We provide a safe haven for those who draft and present their stories to seriously be considered for publication.”

The company also distributes previously published military books with a motto, “If it’s a military book, your target is in our sights.”

“An Angel Rode My Wing”, is available directly from Leatherneck Publishing or your local bookstore. Dealer discounts offered through Ingram Books and Baker &Taylor.

Review copies are available to accredited media venues by contacting Robert Jones, Marketing - (760) 754-3100. When requesting via e-mail, please provide your name, title, organization, and address and phone number.

An Angel Rode My Wing -    ISBN 0-9771431-0-4    - $11.95

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