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About the author


Gerald Hege was born and raised in the little farming community of Pilgrim, N.C. He served as a N.C. Sheriff from 1994-2003. He published his first book, Deathbed Confessions in 2017 and has written over 100 short stories based on his life living on Tobacco Road and serving in Combat in Vietnam. He lives on his Bunker Boy's Ranch and spends his time helping Veterans throughout N.C. He and his wife Geri have been married 52 years and have two sons.
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The Storyteller
The Man From Pilgrim
by Gerald Hege

Overview


This book is a collection of short stories based on the dangerous and sometimes humorous life of a soldier, railroad worker and lawman. From sitting on the front porch listening to his Mother spend tales for neighbors who came from miles around, the killing of his first human being in war, and while serving as a Deputy Sheriff. Stories concerning his childhood will bring laughter to all that read this amazing tale of a one of a kind Storyteller. His experience from solving over twenty-murder cases will put the reader right in the room of a crime scene. His front porch style of deliver will make you want to turn the next page until the very end.
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Description


Follow the adventures of one of America's most unique Authors. A man who has been shot, cut and ran over three times during his long life living on the farmlands of N.C. His stories are written based on life experiences while growing up in 1960's America. He spent his youth in the hot and muggy tobacco fields on his grandfather's farm. His stories about carrying live snaked for his brother will bring laughter to all. Tales of combat in Vietnam will take you to the Jungles of Vietnam and make you feel how it was to face death each and everyday. Being taught how to drive a Moonshine car at the age of twelve will reveal just how life was for his father who came back from World War Two with four kids and very little money.You will learn how it feels to investigate a brutal murder while being shot at while on patrol. Strap in and enjoy all of these memories of an most unusual writer, his style is like not other.
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Overview


This book is a collection of short stories based on the dangerous and sometimes humorous life of a soldier, railroad worker and lawman. From sitting on the front porch listening to his Mother spend tales for neighbors who came from miles around, the killing of his first human being in war, and while serving as a Deputy Sheriff. Stories concerning his childhood will bring laughter to all that read this amazing tale of a one of a kind Storyteller. His experience from solving over twenty-murder cases will put the reader right in the room of a crime scene. His front porch style of deliver will make you want to turn the next page until the very end.

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Description


Follow the adventures of one of America's most unique Authors. A man who has been shot, cut and ran over three times during his long life living on the farmlands of N.C. His stories are written based on life experiences while growing up in 1960's America. He spent his youth in the hot and muggy tobacco fields on his grandfather's farm. His stories about carrying live snaked for his brother will bring laughter to all. Tales of combat in Vietnam will take you to the Jungles of Vietnam and make you feel how it was to face death each and everyday. Being taught how to drive a Moonshine car at the age of twelve will reveal just how life was for his father who came back from World War Two with four kids and very little money.You will learn how it feels to investigate a brutal murder while being shot at while on patrol. Strap in and enjoy all of these memories of an most unusual writer, his style is like not other.

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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology

Language:English

Pages:360

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781098371357

Paperback ISBN:9781098371340


Overview


This book is a collection of short stories based on the dangerous and sometimes humorous life of a soldier, railroad worker and lawman. From sitting on the front porch listening to his Mother spend tales for neighbors who came from miles around, the killing of his first human being in war, and while serving as a Deputy Sheriff. Stories concerning his childhood will bring laughter to all that read this amazing tale of a one of a kind Storyteller. His experience from solving over twenty-murder cases will put the reader right in the room of a crime scene. His front porch style of deliver will make you want to turn the next page until the very end.

Read more

Description


Follow the adventures of one of America's most unique Authors. A man who has been shot, cut and ran over three times during his long life living on the farmlands of N.C. His stories are written based on life experiences while growing up in 1960's America. He spent his youth in the hot and muggy tobacco fields on his grandfather's farm. His stories about carrying live snaked for his brother will bring laughter to all. Tales of combat in Vietnam will take you to the Jungles of Vietnam and make you feel how it was to face death each and everyday. Being taught how to drive a Moonshine car at the age of twelve will reveal just how life was for his father who came back from World War Two with four kids and very little money.You will learn how it feels to investigate a brutal murder while being shot at while on patrol. Strap in and enjoy all of these memories of an most unusual writer, his style is like not other.

Read more

About the author


Gerald Hege was born and raised in the little farming community of Pilgrim, N.C. He served as a N.C. Sheriff from 1994-2003. He published his first book, Deathbed Confessions in 2017 and has written over 100 short stories based on his life living on Tobacco Road and serving in Combat in Vietnam. He lives on his Bunker Boy's Ranch and spends his time helping Veterans throughout N.C. He and his wife Geri have been married 52 years and have two sons.

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