Purple Hearts and Silver Stars - Janice Josephine Carney (2004)
ISBN 1413475485
Genre Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs
Subject Family - Biography; Transsexuals - Biography
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
Publication Date 12/16/2004
Format Paperback (213 x 137 mm)
Language eng
Plot
In 1996 I celebrated a year of sobriety and began a journey of rebirth. That year I developed confidence in myself that previously I never experienced. I took my personal collection of notes, diaries, and tapes from my year in Vietnam and begin to organize them into a book. In 1997 I completed the manuscript and titled it One Heart One Mind: one man's memoir of a tour of Vietnam. The book not only dealt with my year in Vietnam but with the emotional cost of the war on my soul and psyche. With assistance from Jonathan Shay M.D., Ph.D., the author of Achilles in Vietnam (a book about combat trauma and the undoing of character), I tried unsuccessfully to get my book published. In 1998 I legally changed my name from John Joseph to Janice Josephine and my writing now included transgender issues. I felt that I had come to terms with my trauma from the Vietnam War, and I was ready to move on. In 1999-2000 I wrote and performed a play
Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 42
Rating 0
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
Product Details
LoC Classification HQ77.8.C364A3 2004
Cover Price $20.99
No. of Pages 192