Author William A. Kennedy Brings to Life the Story of Three World War One Soldiers

Camden, SC (PRWEB) May 13, 2013

A compelling glimpse into a significant time in history, An Evening With Steve Murphy shares the journey of three soldiers who went in combat during World War One. Created by author William A. Kennedy, this new book reveals how a group of friends had built unbreakable ties which even death could not set apart. Touching, exhilarating, this book will indeed enhance ones view of life, love and the things that truly matter in the world.

Highlighting various times in history, the story explores the intertwined lives of three individuals who had been brought together by their participation in World War I, from 1917 to 1918. When one of the three dies in 1950, the events that transpired lead to an exploration of their personal journeys and, eventually, a realization of just how his death has impacted the lives of those who were left, as well as their families.

With a myriad of eye-opening revelations about society, friendship and how the reality of war can become disheartening especially to those whose loved ones and family members had made an ultimate sacrifice for ones homeland. Overall, An Evening with Steve Murphy is a literary reminder that the battles that are truly worth fighting for are those carried on into ones heart and home.

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About the Author

William A. Kennedy (Bill) worked in information technology (IT) for over 40 years. Bill was born in Philadelphia. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, served in Vietnam as a Hospital Corpsman with the USMC. After active duty, he attended Philadelphia Community College received Associate in Applied Science in Computer Science which enabled him to obtain a position with the Penn Central railroad which became CONRAIL. Around the time CONRAIL was about to be sold to the CSX and the Norfolk Southern was face with finding a new career as a consultant. Eventually, he enlisted in the Naval Reserve becoming a weather forecaster and later on was selected as Chief Petty Officer.

After retiring from the Navy, Bill obtained a BS in Management and a MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. Bill has now retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina as a computer analyst. Bill currently lives with his wife of 40 years in South Carolina where they moved from Pennsylvania in 2006. They have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.

An Evening With Steve Murphy * by William A. Kennedy

Publication Date: March 8, 2013

Trade Paperback; $ 19.99; 108 pages; 978-1-4797-9625-0

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