Author Eric Atno’s new book “Underway: Good Times in Uncle Sam’s Canoe Club” is a fictionalized memoir detailing a Navy man’s exploits over a lengthy and eventful career.

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Recent release “Underway: Good Times in Uncle Sam’s Canoe Club” from Page Publishing author Eric Atno is a rollicking adventure bringing the experiences of an enlisted man, both on the high seas and at ports of call around the globe, to vivid and entertaining life.

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Eric Atno, a New Jersey native and decorated twenty-six-year veteran of the United States Navy and Naval Reserve who has received many awards including three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals in addition to the Navy Commendation Medal, and currently lives in the wooded area of Point Loma in San Diego with his wife, Andrea, and their mini dachshund, Blondi, has completed his new book “Underway: Good Times in Uncle Sam’s Canoe Club”: a laugh-out-loud funny account of the seafaring military life.

The author shares, “My name is Eric Atno. I live in San Diego, California. I was in the U.S. Navy/Naval Reserves for twenty-six years. I achieved the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer. By definition I am a subject matter expert. Most of my time was spent at sea or underway. It is a lifestyle that most normal people find hard to understand. My book is a sailor’s eye view in to this strange and unnatural existence. I was a prolific writer while I was underway and overseas. I was told many times that I should write a book. I finally decided to do just that. The process has taken me a few years. I write exactly how I speak. I am real. My story is real (mostly).

I take the reader on a twenty-six-year odyssey around the world and back in peace and at war. I take you places that are comical and tragic. It’s not just a collection of sea stories. Any retired swab jockey can do that. There are plenty of books out there about the Navy, tactics and warfare. The difference between me and the great Mr. Tom Clancy is that I actually did this stuff. This story is told through a third person or alter-ego which allows me some deniability and freedom to share my stories. I thank you, most humbly, for your time. Enjoy!”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Eric Atno’s humorous book is an engrossingly realistic account of a career Navy man’s experiences over two and a half decades of service.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Underway: Good Times in Uncle Sam’s Canoe Club” 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.

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