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Waking Up in the Land of the Morning Calm — Number One this Hour

You know how Andy Warhol once said that we would all be famous for fifteen minutes? Well, I think I had a couple of those minutes today when my latest book, Waking Up in the Land of the Morning Calm shot up the charts on Amazon’s Hot New Releases’ list to Number One. It was […]

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Stopping by a Palace on a Snowy Morning

An excerpt from my soon to be published novel about life in Korea. Snow began to fall on a late Thursday afternoon. By eight that night, when I finished teaching, there was about an inch of snow on the ground. It was coming down hard, wet, and thick and would continue to snow throughout the […]

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Yikes! $178.05 for a hardcover edition of War Remains!

The other day my friend Dave Steele (author of the Sexton series) sent me an email informing me that a hardcover edition of War Remains was going for $178.05! “That’s no misprint Jeffrey,” Dave went on to say in his email. $178.05. I was going to have to check that out for myself. Dave was […]

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Waking up in the Land of the Morning Calm — Coming Soon!

Almost finished. Editing my manuscript and preparing it for Smashwords (Ebook) followed by Lulu for the paperback edition. Here’s a little taste of what awaits you in this journey through Korea in the 1990s: Although I hadn’t noticed it before, as soon as we walked out of the hotel, we were greeted with the cold […]

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Task Force Smith Memorial — Osan, South Korea

Ahead of the 61st anniversary of Task Force Smith on July 5th, I went to Osan today to visit the memorial dedicated to the US task force, which was sent from Japan to stop the North Korean juggernaut in the opening days of the Korean War. The first time I visited the memorial was on […]

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1st Lieutenant Lee. R. Hartell (Hartell House)

My fourth book, Waking up in the Land of the Morning Calm is now finished and I am editing and proofreading it now. I plan to publish it next month. Although the book is finished, I am still doing some writing, specifically the “stories behind the story” for some of the articles included in this […]

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