Multi-titled Author & Vietnam Veteran, Ronald J. Wichers Showcases: The Fear of Being Eaten: A Biography of the Heart – Details, Giveaway Inside!!

Posted: July 6, 2018 in Blog Tour Hosting, rafflecopter, Recommended Reading
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Book Details:

Book Title: The Fear of Being Eaten: A Biography of the Heart
Author: Ronald J. Wichers
Category: Adult Fiction, 264 pages
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Publisher: Mindstir Media
Release date: April 26, 2017
Tour dates: June 25 to July 20, 2018
Content Rating: PG-13 + M

Book Description:

What if you married a man who didn’t care about you? What if there was a child in the neighborhood for whom you developed a special fondness but was nine when you were nineteen and twenty when you were thirty with two children and a husband who still didn’t care? And what if you were a boy whose only happy memories were a few soft words uttered now and again by a beautiful neighbor ten years your senior and whose voice and face and figure, back-lighted by the golden light of the setting sun, were all that would sustain you when your life was threatened every minute of every day in the mire of a squalid war nobody wanted?

This is the story of Jacqueline and Tommy, their lives stubbornly paralleling with no convergence in sight until one cold night she sees him starving to death on a crowded street filled with happy tourists.

What would you do if you saw him there almost unrecognizable, just another mass of neglected, invisible wreckage? Turn the pages of The Fear of Being Eaten: A Biography of the Heart and find out what happened to Jacqueline Rhondda and Tommy Middleton.

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Brief Author Interview

What is your writing schedule?

I write from five to eight in the morning and the same times in the evening.

Is there a specific ritualistic thing you do during your writing time?

I can’t think what that would be except, perhaps, to set a time and stick to it every day.

In today’s tech savvy world, most writers use a computer or laptop. Have you ever written parts of your book on paper?

I wrote the rough drafts for On The Fault and many short stories in longhand on yellow pads.

If you could go back in time, where would you go?

Periclean Greece to witness the reconstruction of the Parthenon, the Erechtheion and the other structures atop the Acropolis.

Favorite travel spot?

I like the deep silence of the mountains and deserts.

Favorite dessert?

French and Italian Pastry….



 

Meet the Author:
 
 

Ronald J. Wichers was born in Lake Ronkonkoma New York in 1947. He attended Catholic School until 1965, studied History and literature at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas until being drafted into the United States Army in 1970. He was assigned to a rifle company in the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam and, after sustaining severe wounds in a gun battle, including the loss of his left arm, was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Army Commendation Medal for Heroism and the Bronze Star Medal. He later studied theology full time at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley California. He has published several short stories about the Vietnam war. The Fear of Being Eaten: A Biography of the Heart is his fifth novel.

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