On the CentIpede's Back

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Ty Coltrane spent his life "on the centipede's back." Yet he always looked on life with "a glow and a glee." The women who idolized him and fed his passion by night, the men who jousted with him at cards and dice will soon forget him. The world outside his own tiny circle never knew him at all. He was a genuine war hero, but the public's attention to such matters is notoriously short lived... More

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Words: 36,170
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476106489
About Don Johnson

After a career in the advertising and public relations fields as writer and creative director, Don Johnson is now concentrating on his first love of historical and character-driven fiction. he is a former member of Western Writers of America and the Greater Dallas Writer’s Association, has had several novels and non-fiction books published and many short stories and articles.

Born in Devol, Oklahoma in 1927, he grew up in West Texas after his family moved to the Woodrow community south of Lubbock in 1937. He graduated from Lubbock’s Cooper High School and attended Texas Tech before enlisting in the armed forces during World War II.

During his life so far he has been an aviator, medic, lab technician, farmer, cowboy, rancher, laborer, advertising copywriter, creative director and advertising agency owner. He has published articles, short stories, non-fiction books, and book-length fiction.

He now lives in Palestine, Texas with his wife, Judy, where he enjoys a study of regional history and writing about it. His writing efforts are directed toward bringing interesting and believable characters to life.

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Review by: Al Terry on Nov. 14, 2012 : (no rating)
This is a very interesting story. I would recommend it to anyone who likes a book with a heart warming story.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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