Grove, MO (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
Insightful, touching and riveting, A Fear of Dying is one young man’s journey through the Vietnam War. Written by author Brewster MaCoy, this riveting page-turner sets the tone and setting that allows the public to gain an in-depth glimpse into the realities experienced by American soldiers who were drafted to fight one of the most controversial wars throughout history.
Although the Vietnam War had already ended, the story lives on as a group of American soldiers reveal their tales. A Fear of Dying is a fusion of several stories based on Vietnam War veterans’ experiences. Woven and creatively-crafted into an artistic story, it features the behind-the-scenes interactions of soldiers who were drafted to fight a war that was not theirs.
The story revolves around the life of one brave American soldier assigned to work as a chopper pilot on a gun ship during the Vietnam War. Embellished with interesting events, this eye-opening tale allows readers to live out the episodes that realistically depict the raw experiences of friendship, camaraderie and brotherhood. This book highlights the relationships which the soldiers had built with each other even during the most crucial and death-defying points of their lives. As they went through ambivalent experiences of compassion and humor, fear and courage, their stories depict the humanness that has accompanied them during a perilous journey half-way across the globe.
A must-read for every American, this book paves way for a better appreciation for the bravery of the unsung heroes who, against all odds, stood valiant in order to represent the true value of service and loyalty to their country.
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About the Author
Brewster MaCoy is from the north central United States, and a Viet Nam veteran. He spent more than ten years listening to various stories and experiences told to him by Viet Nam veterans, and decided to make the stories into a book. His intention for writing this book was to share some of the experiences that Viet Nam veterans had to endure. Many Viet Nam veterans were to young and naïve to understand the politics involved in the war. It was very difficult for many of the soldiers returning home not only to understand the protesting going on, but to be called names and to be persecuted for doing their duty and serving their country.
A Fear Of Dying * by Brewster MaCoy
A Soldier's Story
Publication Date: June 22, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 148 pages; 978-1-4771-1433-9
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 148 pages; 978-1-4771-1434-6
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