Pickering interviewed by the Winchester Star about his book, his past, and his next project.
BOSTON, MA – December 18, 2015 - Author Jonathan Pickering and his book, 20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives, was recently featured in the Winchester Star. The article, "Winchester native pens book on Afghanistan, Iraq" was written by Melissa Russell and published on December 18, 2015. The article is an in-depth look at not only Pickering's book, 20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives, but also, what he learned about veteran's affairs and war during the 8 year journey it took for him to compose the text.
E-book and print copies of the book can be purchased via Amazon: 20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives.
PIckering was also asked about his research methods, his expertise in the field of war and veteran's affairs, and the challenges of finding veterans who wanted to share their story.
The article is not simply about Pickering's work on 20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives however, but also about Pickering himself including his memories of Winchester High School, inspirational teachers, and his work on his next major project, a memoir about his struggle with depression throughout his teenage years.
About the Book
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom, with half of the proceeds from the book going to veteran’s organizations. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after. Read more.