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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This was Stan Nelchik's first Father's Day without his dad. The father of three girls himself, Stan was inherently protective, and came to believe in his father's admonition that he was meant to be a "girl father," not having the ability to handle a son. "With boys, you gotta spit things out," the senior Nelchik had always advised. "You can't keep anything from them." But ...more
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Published May 15th 2012 by Untreed Reads
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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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Is honesty always the best policy? How does one balance telling the truth with protecting the innocent?

In some ways Mr. Nelchik has never stopped walking in his father’s shadow. Despite never serving in any wars or, to the best of my knowledge, being the victim of any crimes he has spent his entire adult life preparing for the "worst case scenario". For example, in one scene he tells his daughter, Sophie, to say something like this wh
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Aug 18, 2012 Wayne White rated it it was amazing
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by James Vanore
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Just finished reading Jim Vanore's short story, Foxhole. It's up for Book of the Month honors from Long and Short Mystery Reviews (LASR). Whether you have served in the military or not, you will be haunted by the tale of a son who idolizes his father and reveres his father's heroism in the Second World War. To say any more about this touching story would deprive the reader of a personal journey into that dark foxhole and di
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Untreed Reads rated it it was amazing
Jun 25, 2012
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Untreed Reads: Long and Short Reviews Awards FOXHOLE Best Book 1 1 Aug 17, 2012 02:45PM  
Untreed Reads: New Short Mystery From Jim Vanore: FOXHOLE 1 1 Aug 08, 2012 03:39PM  
Jim Vanore, past editor and columnist for the Cape May County, NJ Herald, is a retired Philadelphia Police sergeant, novelist, and award-winning writer whose work has been recognized by the Philadelphia Press Association, New Jersey Press Association, and Independent Free Papers of America. He is the author of two novels: Grave Departure (1995) and Beware the Leaven (2000), also published in Italy ...more
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