Book Launch Party for Mercy's First Semester by W.M. Bunche


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More About: Mercy's First Semester by W.M. Bunche How do combat vets re-integrate back into society after deployment? How important is faith in a combat soldier’s life before, during and after deployment? How do families make adjustments to returning vets who have obviously been affected by the war? Mercy’s First Semester is about the ramifications of war and the perplexing impulses which lead to obsession and peril in the lives of all. Set in Brooklyn, “Mercy’s First Semester” brings together four improbable individuals: Mercy, an Iraq war combat veteran suffering from PTSD; Mr. Mina, a compassion fatigued social worker who refuses to give up on his patients even when his livelihood threatens his marriage; Dr. G, an atheist professor, who is fond of Mercy in ways he cannot comprehend; and Eva, Mercy’s childhood crush who reconnects with him on Veteran’s Day. Mercy saved his men. Can he save himself?” Purchase Mercy's First Semester by W.M. Bunche Contemporary Fiction Subject matter: Combat Vet PTSD Struggles and Re-integration into society Link: About the Author WM Bunche is a cold war veteran and Commendation Medal recipient. He attended public schools in Brooklyn. He is a fourth generation veteran and his military roots trace back to the Civil War. A wannabe athlete, he will compete in the 41st Marine Corps Marathon. He is an honors graduate of Columbia University. For more information, please visit FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest or Goodreads. Mercy’s First Semester is his first book.

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