Little about Taylor's primitive upbringing, in a remote mining town in the Amazon jungle, prepared him for a first-of-a-kind scholarship to West Point. An extraordinary opportunity for most, his was a life-changer. PATH to FREEDOM charts a sometimes-humorous journey of perseverance, resilience, hope, survival, and love. It traverses between Guyana and the United States Military Academy - at the height of the Vietnam War. The narrative sums up rude awakenings, especially after West Point - because of West Point. Taylor offers up a ringside seat to a dictatorship obsessed about him being in cahoots with the United States. His was the impossible task of proving that he was not - or else! More than a memoir, this historically-accurate book provides a unique prism through which to see the cultural trauma of emigration, the unique experience that is West Point, the personal side of Cold-War-era geopolitics, and the mayhem of Third World politics. Its subtly-threaded love story sets it apart.
  • ISBN13: 9780984839209
  • Publisher: Tcf Business Group
  • Pubilcation Year: 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00220
Publication DateDecember 15, 2011
Primary CategoryBiography & Autobiography/Personal Memoirs
Publisher ImprintTcf Business Group

Path to Freedom: My Story of Perseverance

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