A Shorter Pier

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AuthorHouse, Nov 22, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 484 pages
Story of a recovery drug addict and alcoholic.  Threatens to kill his father. who was a principle of the High School that he had to attend as a child. The name of the school was named after a famous President during the civil war. Pranks students play on statues during the sixty's and 70's to prove a point. Comes back home 30 years later to make peace with him. The healing of a tormented past. Involving family secrets during 60's and 70's of military and political issues. When a principle gets assasinated by a disgruntled student - he questions his own purpose in life. It's never to late to get honest with the ones you love. How does one explain to the world about how precious reading and writing is in America? Spiritual literature is banned (crime) in over 50 countries in this world. When this nation was at war with Iraq, an Islamic woman gave this Author the Quran. The Grandson of an worldwide theologian, senior Naval Commander chaplain at the Naval academny when Isreal was formed in 1948. How precious are our freedoms. Over 80 percent of this book is true. The timing of Erik Hainstock's shooting at Casenova,Wisconsin and what this author saw. This book is more of a public record than it is a fictious story. ONLY IN AMERICA !!!!
 

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Great book! I would love to see this on the big screen. It's always a disaster when you mix family with politics. I hope he writes another. Would recommend 5 stars!!!!!
Steven Mcvay
GS-12 Pentagon

Contents

Opening Scene
1
ACT I The Call
5
ACT II Typical Day
53
ACT III Homeward Bound
129
Act IV Funeral Showing
163
Act V The Burial
213
Act VI Work Days
265
Act VII Friends Funeral
285
Act VIII Inheritance
317
Act IX Fishing
337
Act X Panic Attack
379
Act XI Union
409
Act XII Assassination
419
Act XIII The Pier
435
EPILOGUE Thoughts from Author
447
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