Book Reviews

Reviews of books by MWSA members. Reviews appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent review posted appearing first.
Note: Some older reviews are being reposted to this site and those will appear out of order.

SOLDIERING ON - FINDING MY HOMES Memoir of an Army Brat

Ten Army schools and fifteen homes - the usual! Author makes a late-life, current day return to Okinawa to reflect and compare personal and war history. The true family history revealed while searching for homes gone by.

Soldiering On - Finding My Homes Memoirs of an Army Brat
by Christine Kriha Kastner
Book Category: Memoir
Reviewed by: Hodge Wood

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 9781456741853

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Kastner, Christina Kriha

"Endowed by Their Creator": A Collection of Historic American Military Prayers 1774-Present

This historic collection of American military prayer spans 1774 to the present and contains 280 uniquely American prayers.

i>"Endowed by Their Creator": A Collection of Historic American Military Prayers 1774-Present
by Colonel Ronald D. Ray
MWSA Category: Spiritual/Religious
Reviewed by: Dick Geschke

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0984940928

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Ray, Colonel Ronald D.

Fade to Black

Welcome to Jacks "dream." A phychological thriller that will keep you up and wondering if it is you that is dreaming.

Fade to Black
by Jeffrey Wilson
Book Category: SciFi/Fantasy/Horror
Reviewed by: Jack Zerr

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1936564858

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Wilson, Jeffrey

Where's Charlie? Memories from a Time of War, 1965-68

A memoir written through the eyes of reality by a soldier that lived it.

Where's Charlie? Memories from a Time of War, 1965-68
by Tim Soyars
Book Category: Memoir
Reviewed by: jim greenwald

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1462014941

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Soyars, Tim

Breakfast with the Dirt Cult

As the soldier became more crass, disillusioned, stripped, hardened, and poisoned by war, the insights, beauty and thoughtfulness sprout from the dirt, spittle and blood of the Afghan desert.

Breakfast with the Dirt Cult
by Samuel Finlay
Book Category: Creative Non-Fiction
Reviewed by: Ron Camarda

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0615622992

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Finlay, Samuel

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