371 Paratrooper Jumps from an Airplane Is Just the Beginning

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Author Emmet Edwards Jr. paints nostalgic tale of love, success and hard work in new book.

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I was one of the best accountants I ever knew and I have made more parachute jumps than anyone else I know.

Sometimes you meet a person whose life is so extraordinary, there is nothing to do but share it with the world. Meet Emmet D. Edwards Jr., a man who is more than his 371 jumps from an airplane.

It is the people living day-to-day in America, who fight for our country, teach our children and develop our cities and towns that make America what it is today.

Edward’s book “Time in the Prop Blast” is a description of a man who did exactly that.

A chronicle of Edward’s extraordinarily ordinary life, “Time in the Prop Blast” describes the moments that define a person with beautiful emotional clarity. From his time serving in the United States Army to meeting his wife Ruth, this book is a nostalgic trip.

When Edwards was a young boy, his grade school teachers consistently told him he could be anything he wanted if he was willing to work for it. Edwards took that advice to heart joining the army as a paratrooper, completing over 300 jumps.

Although he didn’t finish high school, he went on to achieve a bachelor’s and master’s degree after progressing quickly through the ranks in the United States Army.

“We seem to have come to a judgment about people that says, ‘a good accountant would never jump from an airplane,’” Edwards said. “I was one of the best accountants I ever knew and I have made more parachute jumps than anyone else I know.”

For more information, visit http://www.timeinthepropblast.com.

“Time in the Prop Blast”
By Emmet D. Edwards Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-4918-3684-2
Available in softcover, hardcover, e-book
Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Author House online bookstores

About the author

Emmet Edwards Jr. wrote “Time in the Prop Blast” as a way to share his war stories with his family. It was quickly realized that the book could make a great read and the decision to publish was made. Edwards married the love of his life at seventeen, spending many beautiful years together before her death. Edwards lives in Evansville, Ind. This is his first novel.

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