Escapee from Sandbed Hell

"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux." More

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About Gordon Long

Gordon Long, PO, BSAE, MBA, Ph.D., Certified Curmudgeon, SMB, Author, Raconteur, was born in Girard, Burke County, Georgia, January 20, 1933. He earned his first degree, PO during his first seventeen years in and around Girard. (PO is pronounced Poe, as in Edgar Allen.)

Long's first book chronicled his move from being a few economic side-steps away from a share-cropper, into the academic world. LIVIN PO IN SANDBED HELL, and the second edition, LIVING PO IN SANDBED HELL-REDUX cover the recalls of his life from birth to age 17.

Long's second book, "Murder from the Start" is a thriller with an murderous professor as the main character. The book explores the intricacies of the secret life of a mild-mannered hit man and his numerous aliases.

Long's third book, "Escapee from Sandbed Hell" begins when he boards the NANCY HANKS for his first train ride and entry into to the United States Air Force. It recounts Long's coming of age as he shifts through various life stages, including soldier, student, engineer, and professor, and the correllary geographic shifts.

Long threatens to finish writing "Old Capital Murders," another book featuring the murderous professor, who is again meting out his own personal justice on people of questionable ethics and morals.

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