Coming Of Age Fiction

Billy's War by James C. McKay

By James C. McKay

In Billy's warfare, James C. McKay, the widespread Washington legal professional (first in his type at Georgetown collage legislations institution who, as distinctive prosecutor lower than the Reagan management, investigated lawyer common Edwin Meese within the Wedtech pipeline scandal), has written a semi-autobiographical novel, taking us from a Maryland farm boy's first unworldly days at Cornell University's Agricultural collage to the command of a warship in the course of the most severe battles of global struggle II—the first Allied invasion of Europe opposed to the may well of Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy.

A coming of age story in a global close to battle, McKay's prose is heartwarming and sincere as we stick to Billy from small city innocence to confront the cynical elitism of wealth and privilege within the Ivy League halls of academia. Then to consistent risk and unexpected loss of life at the decks of a warship in the middle of a ancient conflict opposed to one of many worst threats to humanity in smooth times.

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