Unspoken Abandonment by Bryan Wood

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One of the most powerful and moving stories you will ever read, this book will completely change the way you look at life. 'Unspoken Abandonment' is the story of one man's struggle to return home from the war in Afghanistan, only to find the person he once was may never be the same.

Bryan Wood is a military veteran who served during combat operations in Eastern Afghanistan. After returning from combat, he found that his life was falling apart at every turn, and Bryan faced the greatest battle of his life in finding his own peace. He surprisingly found the answer was hidden within a daily journal kept while at war, and Bryan's path ultimately led him to find redemption in the most unexpected of places: love.

In a genre filled with war novels, 'Unspoken Abandonment' stands out as the work is brilliantly written, in a narrative form, which takes the reader on a breathtaking journey into the heart of Afghanistan. The reader is then taken back to America to face "life after combat." This story takes a head-on look at the powerful effects of war and post traumatic stress, but the true focus is on the inspirational triumph over this demon that haunts hundreds of thousands of America's bravest men and women.

The story is captivating, the message is inspiring, and this is a "must read" for every American who cares to take an inside look at what our soldiers face on a daily basis. This amazing story will grab your attention immediately, and it is sure to keep you up past your normal bedtime, for more than a few late nights of reading.

Note: The journal portion of this work contains portions of dramatized material. This has been done to protect the author's personal privacy while still providing the reader with a riveting account of the issues faced by veterans in a combat zone. However, the author's feelings, emotions, accounts of the life of the Afghan people, and his personal road to happiness are all told with one hundred percent accuracy.

About Bryan Wood

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Bryan A. Wood was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. Bryan attended Bridgewater State College until joining the military in 1996. After completing his service in 1999, Bryan traveled for some time until rejoining the military in 2002, after the start of America's War on Terror, to which Bryan served in combat operations throughout Eastern Afghanistan. Life after combat posed several challenges, and this life journey formed the basis for Unspoken Abandonment. Bryan uses these experiences to masterfully take his readers on a journey with carefully crafted descriptions of scene after scene. Bryan now lives in the Sarasota, Florida area where he enjoys a wonderful career as a Police Detective, and he has been working restlessly to bring this story into the hands of millions of readers.
Published February 16, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 210 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help. Non-fiction

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