Where Were You The Day Camelot Died? [NOOK Book]

Overview

It was November 22, 1963 and I was in driver education class in high school. We were all stunned to learn of the assassination of our beloved President Kennedy.


That was also the topic of our 45th class reunion last year in October 2010. What follows is a humorous story of the difference from 1965 to 2010. How we have transgressed from six pack abs to an overhanding belly - no hair & beer.

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Overview

It was November 22, 1963 and I was in driver education class in high school. We were all stunned to learn of the assassination of our beloved President Kennedy.


That was also the topic of our 45th class reunion last year in October 2010. What follows is a humorous story of the difference from 1965 to 2010. How we have transgressed from six pack abs to an overhanding belly - no hair & beer.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011488696
  • Publisher: Robert Chapin
  • Publication date: 8/24/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 70,635
  • File size: 78 KB

Meet the Author

No stranger to writing, acting and singing, in 2006, Bob was chosen to play Charles Ryan in the Kent Brown Summer Love series “ARE WE THERE YET?” A summer theatre production by The Falls Run Players of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This was Bob’s first acting role and his performance earned him the best actor’s award for 2006.


A hidden talent also become apparent when Bob was selected to sing John Travolta’s Summer Nights from the smash hit “Grease”. He is also a member of The First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs, FL where he has been actively involved in the choir for the past 6 years - and his tenor voice has allowed him to produce over a half dozen Christian songs by Randy Travis


Following an impressive career with U.S. Airways, Bob retired in 2000 and has devoted much of his time to producing ORPHANS OF THE MOURNING, his first novel about a soldier in Vietnam who eventually becomes the first Vietnam veteran President of The United States. This book is currently available in the e-book format from Barnes & Noble.


Bob was thrust into the nationwide scene in 1983 with his nationally acclaimed Vietnam poster poem The Wall, a statement about the emotional pain and anger of Vietnam - frrlings and sentiments he was not permitted to express while in uniform, but once discharged, a trip to The Wall evoked his deep personal feelings.


The Wall was displayed in The White House in 1983 and as a result received instant success when President Ronald Reagan personally honored Bob for his contribution to all Vietnam Veterans. To date, tens of thousands of copies have been sold.


Bob has also recently finished his second novel, MURDER IN OGUNQUIT a mystery which takes place in the small New England coastal town of Ogunquit, Maine known as “A Beautiful Place By The Sea”.


In addition to his full length novels, Bob is offering a series of his “folksy” down to earth short stories at no charge for your enjoyment here on Smashwords, and it is the author’s desire that you will consider purchasing his novels after a brief sampling.


Prior to his assignment in Vietnam in 1967, Bob served 16 months in Frankfurt Germany as a civilian with the U.S. Army’s prestigious unit; The 513th Military Intelligence Group as a Top Secret Cryptographer


In Vietnam he was assigned to the First Cavalry Division (Airmobile), 13th Signal Battalion and was awarded The Purple Heart for wounds received in action in addition to The Bronze Star Medal and other awards.


Bob and his wife Maureen reside in Fredericksburg, VA in the summer months and winter in Bonita Bay, Bonita Springs, FL.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    COOL BOOK

    IT IS A GREAT BOOK

    KEVIN CORNWELL

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Great short story

    I enjoyed the adventure of your reunion. My father recentky had his 40th and even though he is an extremely successful businessman he felt out of place. There was still so much clique stuff going on that he sai it was just like hs all over again. Thank for sharing. ---Dink

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2012

    Its ok.

    This was a ok short story. The title was a littlr weird, considering that the story really wasnt about that. But it was ok.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2012

    memories I liked it

    All class reunions are alike. Thanks for the memories!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    don't bother

    bunch of drivel, aside from one brief mention of Kennedy's death,
    it had nothing to do w/the whole event. I could write this nonsense.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 26, 2012

    NOT WORTH YOUR MONEY OR TIME

    IT WAS ABOUT THE AUTHOR NOT JFK AS YOU ARE LEAD TOO BELIEVE IT IS NOT WORTH YOUR MONEY OR TIME

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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