Earnest Mercer


Earnest Brant Mercer BPS MBA Pace University of N.Y. Upon graduation from Auburndale (FL) High School, Mercer enlisted in the U. S. Navy at the outset of the Korean Conflict. He served four years in a branch of naval intelligence; two of which were in Japan 1951-1953. He spent thirty years with IBM Corporation, serving in Japan, Hong Kong, South Africa as well as in the U.S.A.
Upon retirement, he returned to his home town where he was Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce before performing consulting work for five years for American companies in Asia, South Africa, and the Czech Republic. He taught five years in the Graduate School of Business, Webber International University. He was conferred an honorary Doctor of Business Administration for his work there. He was elected to his high school Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Skivvy Girl: The Love of a Post WWII Japanese Pleasure Girl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
A historical fiction set in Japan after WWII. A young fatherless girl facing an intolerable life becomes a prostitute in Yokosuka though she has no sexual experience beyond high school petting. After rigorous training she begins to accommodate clients when she is visited by a young American sailor with whom she forms a close bond. They survive calamity, but their affair is doomed by fate.

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japan    prostitution    romance    world war ii   

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  • Profitable E-Book Publishing on June 02, 2012

    Profitable E-book Publishing is a concise guide to self-publishing which provided good insights for me to self-publish my book A Cabin on Great North Mountain. Mr. Horne also design the cover for this book. I recomment his book. It is a good read.