Melinda M. Widgren’s New Book “Letters from a Boy Soldier” is a Stirring Compilation of Letters from a Young Boy who Joined the Army to Protect America’s Freedom

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Recent release “Letters from a Boy Soldier” from Page Publishing author Melinda M. Widgren is an interesting set of old letters that Warren, a young boy who was inducted in the army at the age of eighteen, sent to his family for them to have glimpses of his life away from them.

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Melinda M. Widgren, a North Idaho-based granddaughter of a soldier, has completed her new book “Letters from a Boy Soldier”: an inspiring collection of letters showing the life of Warren, her grandfather, as he helps in defending the freedom of America by joining the army, even if it means being far from loved ones.

Author Widgren includes a letter that captures the uncertainty of being able to go back home when a war is still ongoing: “Well I won’t be getting home till after the pacific is cleared up. I reckon I’ll soon be in China or thereabouts. Maybe I’ll get to see Ben, I hope so. He should be discharged before very long. I hope he is. I can’t think of anything to write. I hope everything is OK with you all. Maybe it won’t be too long till the war is over in the pacific then I’ll get home. The ground don’t compare with the hospital beds but it is warm I am hoping to get my mail soon.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Melinda M. Widgren’s poignant book uses her Grandpa Warren’s letters to display his bravery and the kind of sacrifices he makes as he leaves home to become a soldier. He is indeed presented as a person who always tries his best to keep in touch with his family even in the middle of a war.

Readers who wish to experience this fascinating work can purchase “Letters from a Boy Soldier” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

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

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