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DetailsAuthored by Robert J. Berens, A Purpose and a Passion is a Civil War novel on cultural tension during and following the South's wrenching defeat. Four million ex-slaves seek a niche in the Land of Opportunity, "enabled" by bumbling bureaucrats, faltering do-gooders and cynical opportunists. Always the question: Will the well intentioned prevail over the stereotypical? Josh Steele and Libby Calloway intuitively fall in love and the challenge the future. About the Author: Robert J. Berens fought with US ground forces during WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He has a Master's Degree in Journalism and worked with Cold War Media six years in the Pentagon. Berens lectured on Battlefield Atrocities at Uniform Services Medical University, Bethesda, MD. He has published articles in professional and academic journals for some four decades and has taught Written Communications at colleges in Virginia and Florida. Berens has published three Veterans' memoirs, including Limbo on the Yalu and Beyond!-acclaimed "a somber and inspirational account" of a POW's ordeal.
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