Driving to the Darkness: Splinter's Journey Through The 1960's (Google eBook)

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Author House, Sep 12, 2011 - Political Science - 108 pages
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Driving To The Darkness is a story of the 1960's about Splinters and Boomer in a decade of an asian war, anti war protests, assassinations in the country, civil rights, pot smoking and wonderful rock 'n roll music that the twins collected and listened to endlessly. It begins with the calm of the early sixties and a young president being elected to office. It shows the violence and near civil war that followed, as the psyche of the country became damaged from President Kennedy's killing to other killings and violence. The decade was also the emergence of incredible singers and songwriters, Bob Dylan and The Beatles. The intensity and fury of life in America became frightening on a national and a personal level.
  

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Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
9
Section 4
15
Section 5
23
Section 6
29
Section 7
35
Section 8
45
Section 9
55
Section 10
71
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Driving To The Darkness is Thomas Harrison Moore's second book, following Grandaddy Drove An Oldsmobile. He was born and raised in Worthington, Ohio during the Eisenhower years of big shiny cars and emerging rock 'n roll. Thomas graduated from Worthington High School in 1964 and started college at Ohio State University. Upon graduation from Ohio State in 1968, he was inducted into the US Army. He was sent to South Vietnam in July, 1969 and was honorably discharged in September of 1970. Thomas traveled to the western United States and settled in Gunnison, Colorado in 1971 for graduate school. After graduation he moved back to Ohio, lived in Wyoming a short time and returned to Ohio. In 1976 Thomas married, and he and his wife moved to Grand Junction, Colorado in 1976. They had two daughters, Courtney and Meredith. Thomas and his wife divorced in 1986, and Thomas moved to Denver, Colorado, where he now resides. He began writing in 2010 and had his first book published in 2011.

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