The War on Bird StreeteBook - 2014
Chuck is the ninth grader, the fat kid from a father absent family, and the whipping boy for the jocks at his school. Brody is the Special Forces soldier, just returned from Iraq with a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Each afraid to confront his own adversaries, they sit alone, defeated by their weaknesses, suffocating in the loneliness and nightmares of their worst fears. But when Brody moves into the abandoned house on Bird Street, next door to Chuck, the two wounded warriors eventually forge an unlikely friendship The War on Bird Street is a story of torture and suffering at the hands of real and imagined adversaries, and finding that a person who looks and acts like the enemy is the messenger who inspires commitment, healing and the courage to leave the past behind and stand up to take back a life.
Publisher: [United States] : Whiskey Creek Press : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource