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.

In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier's Struggle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Any life well lived deserves to be remembered. Ms. Daigneault's tribute to her father will ensure this story will live on for decades.

In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier's Struggle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
by Susan Dahlgren Daigneault
Book Category: Biography
Reviewed by: Sandra Miller Linhart

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00GP01VDY

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Daigneault, Susan Dahlgren

Bean Camp to Briar Patch-Life in the POW Camps of Korea and Vietnam

Excellently researched book about enemy prisoner of war camps in the Korean and Vietnamese Wars. Definitely a must for anyone interested in the history of war and the treatment of prisoners.

Bean Camp to Briar Patch-Life in the POW Camps of Korea and Vietnam
by John Powers
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: Bob Doerr

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0615427316

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Powers, John N.

Marilyn Monroe: On the Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Marilyn Monroe

Much has been written and rumored about Marilyn Monroe. This is a refreshing and new look at her troubled life.

Marilyn Monroe: On the Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Marilyn Monroe
by Alma H. Bond, Ph.D.
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Dick Geschke

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1610881087

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Bond, Alma

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.

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