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Table Of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Adolescent Memories
The Family
The Four-Year Bitch
A Trade School Education
Love’s Innocence: Letters
The Swift-Flowing River
Love’s Spoilage: Returned Without Comment
A Career of Discontent, Success, and Failure
Good-bye, Farewell, and Amen
Free to Read, Think, and Roam
The Process of Degeneration
The Final Departure
Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Nature and Nurture
History and the Democratic Social System
Warfare
The Meaning of It All
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Getting Through

Getting Through

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Getting Through is the story of an ordinary, undistinguished, retired aeronautical engineer who recounts his experiences from late childhood through an idyllic adolescence, a mediocre public school education, a thwarted flying career, a bitching time in the Air Force, a second-tier now defunct engineering college, a marriage that went bad, and a career of underlying discontent with a few failures and some successes. Included are his fathers life recollections and the author’s thoughts on philosophy, religion, nature and nurture, warfare, and the meaning of life—ending with accumulations of life’s journey—things done, places been, best books read, and the distance traveled on planet Earth. Getting Through, replete with wit, wisdom, and ignorance, tells us that no life is ever ordinary and that everyone’s story is worth telling.
Getting Through is the story of an ordinary, undistinguished, retired aeronautical engineer who recounts his experiences from late childhood through an idyllic adolescence, a mediocre public school education, a thwarted flying career, a bitching time in the Air Force, a second-tier now defunct engineering college, a marriage that went bad, and a career of underlying discontent with a few failures and some successes. Included are his fathers life recollections and the author’s thoughts on philosophy, religion, nature and nurture, warfare, and the meaning of life—ending with accumulations of life’s journey—things done, places been, best books read, and the distance traveled on planet Earth. Getting Through, replete with wit, wisdom, and ignorance, tells us that no life is ever ordinary and that everyone’s story is worth telling.

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