Island of the Son: A Belizean Journey

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Xlibris Corporation, Oct 23, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
Island of the Son is the story of a young mans four year journey through Belize in the 1970s. One day, out of the blue, Steves father left America behind and moved his family to in island with no electricity or running water. What followed was Steves journey from an outcast in Belize, to a runaway and rogue within his own family. Throughout his journey he was guided by a Belizean family which couldnt have been more different than his own. Island of the Son is a moving, yet hilarious journey into the heart of a young man and Belize.
 

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Contents

Decisions Decisions
WakeUp Little Man
Spacious Skies
Bienveniedes a Mexico
Welcome to da Jungle Mon
Home Sweet Home
Settling In
The Beatings Will Now Commence
Suffocation
Home Sweet Home
OOC
Brown Water
Hello mon you are cursed
The City by Day
Day of the Girl
Night Feeding at the Zoo

Boom
Trouble in Paradise
Gettin Ready for Go
Anchors Aweigh
Its off we go
A Christmas Story
Home at Last
Hurricane Warnings
The Gangs All Here
Getting to it
Reunited
Excuse me Again?
Who knows    ?
Da Lowrie is da ting
We reap what we sow
Epilogue
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Stephen Krueger was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up in Belize. In 1976 he joined the U.S. Navy as a Seaman Recruit at the age of 18. While in the Navy he served onboard submarines and at submarine commands for more than 20 years. He was advanced to Chief in 1985 and was commissioned as an officer in 1988. In 2004 Steve retired from the Navy as a Commander. He is a Plankowner on USS OHIO (SSBN 726) and completed three tours as an Executive Officer or Chief Staff Officer in the Submarine Force. He is married to Susan, whom he met in Belize. They have three children and three grandchildren.

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