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With It or in It now available as an audiobook!
Narrated by Pete Beretta, the audiobook of With It or in It: Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the Loader’s Hatch is available through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.
Listeners are raving about the audiobook, calling it a “great story” and saying “it offers an insightful look” at the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and giving it a 5-star rating. Amazon reviewers have said “this is a really enjoyable book … I wish the book was ten times as long,” and “the author brilliantly captures what is the rarely described gritty and demanding life of an armor crewman.”
If you are already an Audible member, you can use your credits to pick up With It or in It as normal, or purchase the audiobook for $6.95 (as of the time of this post).
If you are not a member and would like to join, if you use one of the following links then Audible will send $25 to Pete and $25 to me when you sign up. This is just another way to reward narrators and authors—since we also benefit from Audible having more subscribers. If you’re not interested in these, no worries, you can sign up through the main link above!
Thanks for your support, and for considering picking up my memoir of Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Desert Sabre.
As with the ebook and paperback, 10% of all my proceeds on sales of With It or in It are being donated to the college fund of the two daughters of (then) 2LT Kelly Ouderkirk, who was the 2nd (tank) platoon leader when I first arrived at Ft. Bliss in 1989, and was the 1st (scout) platoon leader during Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Desert Sabre. He passed unexpectedly in February, 2016. He was 49.
Currently, I have the following books available …
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Hooray for Pain! is a moving, poignant masterpiece of modern American poetry and prose.
From the touching “Witnessing” and “Jeweled Curves” to heart-wrenching pieces like “Coming Home,” “Why?” and “See me after school,” Hooray for Pain! astutely captures the breadth and depth of human emotion, and the beautiful, occasionally painful reality of human experience.More info →