The Time Of My Life by Tom Erwin
An Autobiography from the Greatest Generation

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"This trip through time takes us on a journey from the day to day struggle to survive on a Louisiana farm through his teenage years growing up in prewar New Orleans, a three year tour of duty in the South Pacific during World War II, the postwar search for a new beginning, a forty year career in Radio and Television Broadcasting, and finally, retirement.
 
It is kind of a “rags to riches” story, running the gamut from abject poverty to traveling the world over, rubbing shoulders with the highest of the high, and the richest of the rich.
 
“The Time of My Life” is a personal history of one member of “The Greatest Generation.”  That group of Americans who, without coercion and no thought of personal gain except freedom, dropped all tasks at hand, took up arms, fought and won the greatest of all wars, and returned hope and freedom to a chaotic world."
 

About Tom Erwin

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Tom Erwin was born in 1924, in the very depths of the Great Depression.  He was the youngest of four sons in the family of a tenant farmer. In “The Time of My Life” his memories provide an accurate and colorful profile of life in America covering eight decades.  These vignettes from his multifaceted life present a revealing example of the perseverance, work ethic and love of country so prevalent among those of that era who earned the title, and have since come to be recognized, as “The Greatest Generation.”
 
Published June 6, 2005 by AuthorHouse. 153 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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