A Mid-Western kid ships off to serve his country--four years later--Kris Klug comes back from the Middle East, a man looking for a job. He struggles to readapt to normal life, seeks employment in a downturn economy and finds no job, not even as a security guard at Wal-Mart.
Mojave Winds, (ISBN: 978-0-9801383-0-6), a novel by Mark Biskeborn, highlights the growing social impact of unemployment on the middle class, especially on soldiers returning home, struggling to find work during a recession.
VENICE, CA. – December 3, 2009 - The recent book by author, Mark Biskeborn, Mojave Winds, attracts good reviews with its controversial storyline:
He returns to his country, his hollowed out soul gnawing away at him, until love floats in on Mojave Winds.
A Mid-Western kid ships off to serve his country--four years later--Kris Klug comes back from the Middle East, a man looking for a job. He struggles to readapt to normal life, seeks employment in a downturn economy and finds no job, not even as a security guard at Wal-Mart. He counts on his Uncle Fred as a bridge back to the civilian world. He yearns for simple, peaceful living. Before he starts work, Klug finds another combat, this time against religious fanatics, gangsters, and drug traffickers.
After meeting up with his Uncle Fred for a job in his trucking outfit hauling goods between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Klug discovers an underworld where thugs and cokeheads snare him and dump him in the Mojave.
With gangsters at his heels, Klug sinks into his darkest hour. Love comes his way when he least expects to survive. Mojave Winds carry the devil’s breath and maybe, just maybe, an angel’s mercy.
The recession imposes unprecedented hardships on the middle class and especially on soldiers now returning home. The prolonged recession increases tensions complicating anyone’s life. A bad economy provokes divorce, child custody, financial dread, and unemployment. These and other calamities such as readapting to civilian life and coping with post-traumatic stress, unravel soldiers’ nerves when they finally do get to come home. This novel portrays the public concern over what happens when trained warriors show up on the streets.
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