Inspired by a real person and true events, Invisible Hero is a poignant comingof-age tale in postwar America in the 1940s and '50s, when work is plentiful,cars are shiny, and the magic of television has just lit up the living room. Apartfrom the tragic loss of his father at a young age, Tim Davis's small-town lifein Pennsylvania is charmed, blessed with simplicity, filled with honor, andessentially average by all measures.But that life is brutally interrupted by the outbreak of a war whose cause isunclear, a war no one comprehends.Tim is immediately drafted into the Army, enduring the aching separation fromone love and the troubling remembrance of another. He is shipped to Koreaand serves as a rifleman until he is captured by the Chinese and made aprisoner of war. From an innocent youth overwhelmed by the possibilities oflove to a soldier grappling with the ugliness of a POW camp, this is whathappens when a decent and good life is swept up by unseen forces.Invisible Hero is a timeless-and timely-story about a changing world thatsomehow never changes.
Literature-Fiction, Genre-Fiction, War,