This 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, who grew up in Jackson, Ohio, based the story on his own personal experiences as a U.S. Marine serving in Vietnam. Upon his return to the States in 1969, he was awarded the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. 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 now works as a psychotherapist, in which capacity he has actively worked with other Vietnam War veterans.
Excerpt from the Forward by Ron Kovic, author of 'Born on the Fourth of July'
When we thought we had read all the books about Vietnam, and had heard all the stories there were to be told, suddenly, Michael McCormick’s Across the...