HOOVER, Ala., July 24, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Mike Curry who retired after 31 years as an inner-city school principal, as well as 20 years in the military, provides a gripping and potent account of his life as a Marine Corps combat veteran, a Peace Corps volunteer, an inner-city school principal, and a man of adventure.
Mike writes, "I endured the grueling selection process to become a United States Marine Corps infantry officer. I led long-range reconnaissance teams into the enemy-occupied jungles of Vietnam. I served as a Peace Corps volunteer, living and working in a foreign country and in an alien culture. None of that prepared me for what I experienced as an inner-city school principal contending with violence, guns, gangs, physical and sexual abuse while implementing court-ordered desegregation. If it were a movie, it would be R rated. But it wasn't a movie. It happened. This is my story. It is an entertaining, sometimes intense, story filled with humor, idealism, adventure, and poignancy. In the words of Teddy Roosevelt, I was a man 'in the arena.'"
Published by Fulton Books, Mike Curry's book is a stirring account that lets the readers get into the life of a man as he braves the unfamiliarity of a new country and the grueling battles of the world and life itself.
Readers, young and old, will experience a wonderful journey in these pages.
Readers who wish to experience this moving work can purchase "In the Arena" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes & Noble.
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Source: Fulton Books