Stained Glass Warrior
Jamie McCoy grows up in an Irish Catholic neighborhood in Chicago and shows artistic talent from an early age. Through a chance meeting with a neighborhood girl in the tower of her studio, he is introduced to creating stained glass windows for local churches and simultaneously falling in love. Their lives and their families are brought together like colorful pieces of glass, until their creative partnership is broken by Jamies call to serve in the Army in World War II. As his unit progresses through the horrors of the post Normandy invasion, Jamie is the victim of a German sniper and must struggle to return to the life he had before.What happens next is the story of a brain-damaged soldier with no knowledge of his past. With miraculous help from both strangers and his wife and family, he regains his identity and goes on to become a world famous artist. However, his bravery does not end on the battlefield; he goes on to become a highly controversial warrior promoting a strategy for a better world using his artistic accomplishments.
- Paperback | 338 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.59mm | 580.6g
- 02 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Pub