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The Boy Who Said No: An Escape To Freedom (SIGNED)

Sheehy, Patti

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ISBN 10: 1608090809 / ISBN 13: 9781608090808
Published by Oceanview Publishing, U.S.A., 2013
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by Patti Sheehy on half-title page. Also SIGNED by Frank Mederos. $26.95 price present on DJ flap. scarce signed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026945

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Title: The Boy Who Said No: An Escape To Freedom (...

Publisher: Oceanview Publishing, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

As a boy Frank Mederos’ grandfather teaches him to fish, to navigate the seas, and to think for himself, much needed skills under the new Castro regime. When Frank is drafted into the army, he is soon promoted to the Special Forces, where he is privy to top military secrets. But young Frank has no sympathy for Fidel. He thirsts for freedom and longs to join his girlfriend who has left Cuba for America.

Frank yearns to defect, but his timing couldn’t be worse. After two unsuccessful escape attempts, Frank learns that the departure of the next available boat conflicts with upcoming military exercises. If he stays, he will miss the boat. If he doesn’t, he will be the object of a massive manhunt.

Problems abound: How will Frank escape the army base without being seen? Where will he hide until the boat comes? How can he outwit his commanding officer? And how can he elude hundreds of soldiers ordered to bring him back “dead or alive”?

Frank’s true story, a tale of love, loss and courage that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page is turned.

About the Author:

Patti Sheehy is a graduate of Rider University and has spent her career in public relations and marketing as an executive in marketing and communications, primarily in the health care industry. She lives with her husband, Robert Hunter, in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. The Boy Who Said No is her first novel and while writing it, she worked closely with the real-life protagonist, Frank Mederos. Frank's story continues in the sequel, Stalked: The Boy Who Said No.

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