Augie's World

Augie's World

by John H. Brown
Augie's World

Augie's World

by John H. Brown


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"A profound tale of perseverance and family." -Kirkus Reviews

When Augie Cumpton comes home from Vietnam in 1970, he is damaged goods. He's suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but PTSD would not be designated as a medical condition until a decade later. So, Augie begins self-medicating with alcohol and drugs. Then an incident involving his family and The Mob presents a new and perilous problem for Augie. Can he help his family overcome this deadly threat while dealing with his own demons? Fortunately, Augie has a very supportive family, loyal friends and a woman in his life who are all trying to help him.

Like his debut novel, Augie's War, John H. Brown delivers a masterfully written story with offbeat characters, hilarious incidents and palpable tension. The novel also highlights the Italian-American experience where good food and candid conversation is a family feast served up daily.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684335626
Publisher: Black Rose Writing
Publication date: 07/09/2020
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

John H. Brown is a graduate of West Virginia University. He served a year in Vietnam (1969-70) as an Army enlisted man in the Americal Division. After he retired from a career in public relations, he began writing his debut novel, Augie's War. Augie's World is his second novel. Brown is also a newspaper wine and food columnist for the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail and for a statewide business weekly - The State Journal. He lives with his wife in Charleston, West Virginia.
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