By James C. McKay
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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