Lantana, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013
Winter’s Faith, the new novel from Frank R. Jarnot, is about the adventures of a young man who was born in humble beginnings, and was reared by his mother as a single child upon his father’s demise when he was only three years old. He was raised in the proximity of the Connecticut shoreline which conveniently allowed him to learn the nature of tides, ocean currents, and boats which he enjoyed and studied in great detail.
The young man who is named Nick eventually escaped his humble surroundings by volunteering to join the army during the Korean War, and was quickly promoted to the rank of sergeant because of his agility and natural abilities. These qualities in conjunction with additional specialized training, eventually allowed him to be inducted into a Special Forces unit of the United States, and earned him the right to wear that unit’s famed Green Beret, an emblem of distinction.
The saga of his Orient adventures eventually led Nick to marry a young Korean girl for political reasons, and a termed agreement with her father, which enabled him to purchase a sailboat in Hong Kong upon his discharge from the Army. He uses this to travel across the Pacific Ocean to the United States with his inexperienced Korean wife. Their adventurous journey included defending themselves from Chinese pirates. They also happened to carry six tons of gold bullion hidden in the keel of their sailboat, which was used as ballast.
Nick eventually built an empire. He amassed a fortune which he shared liberally with his loyal friends and various associates who aided him in his quest. Loyalty and honesty became the ‘backbone’ of his carefully structured organization. His vast fortune, augmented over a period of time, consists of valuable real estate and high yielding stocks and bonds; his agreement with his bride’s father allowed him to keep half of the gold he had smuggled into the United States from the Far East. From his humble beginnings to running a vast business empire, Nick has traveled an ocean-length’s worth of experience and adventure that will leave readers asking for more of the kind of adventure that Frank Jarnot provides.
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About the Author
Frank R. Jarnot is a jazz trumpeter and orchestrator in his early years during the ‘Bebop’ era (Ct.) He was featured as a trumpet soloist with this band in a number called ‘The Blues’ which was also performed for the Japanese public via Tokyo Television. Jarnot had acquired over a dozen personal patents to his credit(s), and his name appears on over fifty industrial type patents which list his name as a contributor. He wrote & illustrated a Children’s book titled ‘Seymour the Seagull’. His applied educational disciplines combined with his extensive experience gained in manufacturing over the years eventually lead him to establish/found the Airlette Mfg. Corporation. The firm grew over the years due to its unique innovated products which are manufactured to military quality standards, and his firm proudly boasts of its ‘unconditional’ product guarantee in conjunction with a thirty-year history record of ‘zero’ defects. The Airlette products are now utilized in many industries throughout the world. Jarnot currently provides his service to the firm as a consultant (Mechanical Design/Engineering) and to other firms, and currently maintains the position of C.E.O. in this viable corporation.
Winter’s Faith * by Frank R. Jarnot
Publication Date: 7/30/2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 348 pages; 978-1-4836-7239-7
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