CLANCY GREW UP IN THE SLUMS OF CHICAGO. LEARNING LIFE LESSONS FROM HIS GARBAGE MAN FATHER AND HIS POLICE CAPTAIN UNCLE. STREET SMART WITH AN INTEREST IN CHASING GIRLS AND RUNNING WITH A LOCAL GANG. LIFE CHANGES DRASTICALLY FOR HIM WHEN HE IS DRAFTED INTO THE VIETNAM WAR.THIS SETS OFF A JOURNEY FOR THIS YOUNG IRISH AMERICAN BOY THAT WILL EVENTUALLY LEAD TO BECOMING A DECORATED WAR HERO AND HIM PURSUING A LIFE IN JOURNALISM.
Michael J McCormack is a retired Journalist from Chicago who as a young Marine accumulated numerous military citations in the Vietnam war during the Tet offensive. Later he went on to disgish himself as an award journalist in Chicago. Always honoring the soldiers he served beside and never neglecting their memory. This Novel is dedicated to those very comrades.