Tarnished Brass Curtain
Tarnished Brass Curtain explores the sibling themes of conscience and responsibility. The thoughts of two men –one, young, innocent and practical; the other, older, experienced, and unrealistally idealistic—are examined. In the frame of the present, the main story deals with US Nay Senior Chief DAN LEVIN, His relationship with the Navy, his doubts about his leadership abilities and the feelings of a Jew in an alien world, along with his concern about the way the command’s top brass is handling the apparent desertion of the admiral’s son, a combat helicopter pilot and Dan’s friend, LT(JG) ALFRED THAYER HETHERINGTON JR.
Discover the truth about the constant battle between conscience and duty for any military person as author Dick Rose accounts the story of U.S. Navy Senior Chief Dan Levin and the admiral’s son going underground rather than returning to his unit in 1968 in Tarnished Brass Curtain: A Novel of Vietnam. Tarnished Brass Curtain is a story that deals with Levin’s relationship with the Navy, his doubts about his leadership abilities, and the feelings of a Jew in an alien world, along with his concern on the way the command’s top brass is handling the apparent desertion of Alfred Thaver Hetherington Jr., an admiral’s son, a combat helicopter pilot and his friend. The story moves from the Naval headquarters to the skies over Vietnam to the anti-war group’s coffeehouse.An Excerpt: “The world may be round, but it has its flat spots, those little oases in the desert of time where all action suddenly stops its smooth flow, eddies, builds up and focuses itself into one minute point, incident or person…” The book explores the sibling themes of conscience and responsibility. It examines the thoughts of two men—one, young, innocent and practical; the other, older, experienced, and unrealistically idealistic. Learn all the possibilities that conscience, friendship, and responsibility can bring in any kind of relationship.
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