Across The Pond

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Across The Pond by Michael McCormick is the story of a young American who fights in Vietnam for his country, but is rejected when he returns from the war. The author, based the story on his experience as a U.S. Marine who served in combat in Vietnam. In the foreword for the book, Ron Kovic wrote,"This book with it's deeply compelling narrative grips the reader from the beginning and does not let go. I believe it will be recognized as one of the important books to come out of the Vietnam war."

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael McCormick

Charles Michael McCormick grew up in Ohio, USA, and based the story told in his book, Across The Pond, on his personal experience as a U.S. Marine who served in combat in Vietnam. Upon his return to the United States, he was awarded the Silver Star Medal and the Purple Heart. Since that time he has gone on to earn his B.A. and his M.A. in clinical psychology at John F. Kennedy University in Orinda California. He has worked extensively with Vietnam war veterans and now lives in Oakland, California with his wife Gina.

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