Author Jack Walker’s new book “In a Mirror Dimly: Stumbling into Manhood” is part two of his entertaining memoir recounting notable episodes from his eventful life.

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Recent release “In a Mirror Dimly: Stumbling into Manhood” from Page Publishing author Jack Walker is the second volume in a highly engaging autobiographical series recounting his remarkable adventures from a young man of eighteen through marriage, fatherhood, and a litany of career changes by age thirty, all told with humorous and relatable candor.

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Jack Walker is a Korean War veteran, former labor union officer, civil rights investigator for the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and married father of three grown children currently living with his wife in Valparaiso, Indiana. He has completed his new book “In a Mirror Dimly: Stumbling into Manhood”: a deeply personal reflection on his wide-ranging career and fulfilling family life.

This is book 2 of the incredible, real-life account of a boy’s journey toward manhood. The journey continues in Colorado and takes him to the wilds of the Montana Rocky Mountains. The reader will meet the mountain-man mentor who taught him the ways of nature. Readers will visit an enchanted mountain village where the mayor ran the only gas station and the social hub of the village was a small café run by a jolly blind man, and will meet a young village high school girl as fresh as morning dew and a sheepherder who was a college professor.

The call to war first took him from the total freedom of the wild to the regimented discipline of Navy boot camp on the shore of Lake Michigan and on to the warm, palm-tree climes of Corpus Christi, Texas, on the Gulf of Mexico. In New Orleans, he performed onstage at Pat O’Brien’s and fell in love with a stripper. The reader will meet the crew and experience shipboard life on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier.

Following his less-than-illustrious naval tour (a charge of AWOL, two summary courts-martial), he reentered civilian life to marry, have children, and be admitted to college on a probationary basis. He was invited to President Kennedy’s inaugural ball, and he received a college degree. Along with his three children and pregnant wife, they trekked to a job offer in Chicago in an old Ford and a U-Haul trailer.
Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Jack Walker’s engrossing book is a front-row seat to a decade’s worth of an entertaining and remarkable life journey.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “In a Mirror Dimly: Stumbling into Manhood” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York-based, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not overwhelmed with logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and the like. Its roster of accomplished authors and publishing professionals allows writers to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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