A family separates when The Great War begins in 1914. Robert Gee finds himself trapped in Canada while his wife Alice and seven children remain stranded in England. It is far too dangerous for his family to cross the Atlantic to join him in Canada where he is beginning to establish a better life for them. Robert Gee (Bob) must find another way to re-unite with his family.
HOW TO NOT TELL A WAR STORY is a collection of short stories about veterans who went to war but left without a war story to tell. Forty years after their experience, these veterans begin asking if there is something more to say about their military service. Among other things, they come to appreciate the lovers, friends, and family who helped them shape a new post-war identity.