Memory on a Long Retreat

Memory on a Long Retreat : Two Stories about the Great War

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"A Prayer for Celine" and "A Tormented Rain" are two short stories set on the western front of World War One. In "A Prayer for Celine" a young German woman recalls her brother's visit home on leave from the front and how this visit is not well accepted by one family member in particular. In "A Tormented Rain" a young French nurse is drawn to one of her badly wounded patients for reasons she doesn't understand, reasons that have more to do with fate than with anything else."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 195.04g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508436916
  • 9781508436911

About Andrew Kopecky

Andrew Kopecky is originally from Ames, Iowa. He lives with his wife and two children in Rockford, Illinois. He has written a number of stories during the years, and the two in this volume are the first that he is putting into print. He studied at Iowa State University where he completed a bachelor's degree in literature and a master's degree in linguistics and TESL. Andrew is an avid writer who enjoys every moment of writing. He likes to read fiction and non-fiction, especially stories of exploration, historical fiction and adventure stories. Andrew also tries to impart the love of reading and writing to his two more