John Brautigam


John Brautigam has had two jobs since graduating high school. His first job was as a Cavalry scout in the United States Army. Since then he has been a Land Surveyor. When he is not working on his next novel or playing with his grandchildren he is the President of a Land Survey firm in Texas.
John has been married to his wife (the most beautiful, patient and understanding woman in the world) since 1975. They have two children and (so far) three grandchildren. His father was in the Marine Corp. for eight years and participated in the invasion of Iwo Jima.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
Michael Crichton, Robert Heinlein, Stephen Ambrose, Tom Clancy, James Michener, John Grisham, Stephen King, John Feinstein to name a few.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Telling the story! I love to become totally engrossed in a story.
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Where to find John Brautigam online


18 Days
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,890. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
This story is not about war, it's about after the war. Wounded in Iraq in 2006, Matt is having trouble leaving the war behind. His wife's grandfather shares a story with him - one his father told him: After WWII he and four other Marines decide to ride together from California to New York. 18 days to learn a little about each other, about the country they call home and dealing with surviving a war

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1946 usa    dogs    marine corps    wwii