David Michael Palladino writes inspirational fiction. His works address important ideals and values. He utilizes engaging works of fiction to accomplish that goal.
WILMINGTON, NC, September 30, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — For many people, ‘Make America Great Again’ is not just a slogan. It is instead a clearly defined goal. Today, America is finally in a position to make real changes, at all levels. Sadly, some of the efforts to make those changes are being thwarted by partisan politics, the media and big government naysayers.
Illegal immigration, terrorist activity, the economy, healthcare and taxes can be found at the top of the list of things that simply must be fixed if America is to become great again. The Washington culture and the media are just two roadblocks to making those changes. The question is – why would anyone not want to change what is clearly broken? Would it not make more sense to turn our backs on political gamesmanship and special interests and get behind the effort?
For David Michael Palladino, ‘Make America Great Again’ is not just a political platform – it is instead a rallying cry. The values and ideals that America holds dear lie at the very core of everything he writes. These ideals and values are not something to strive for – they are instead the very heart and soul of what America was, and can be again. Palladino provides a vision of America in his works of fiction that, while based on historical events, also communicates clearly the essence of the American Dream.
Palladino teaches, through his works of fiction, important ideals and values. As a former U.S. Army Ranger, former High School Phys-Ed & Health Teacher and Coach, and founder of “Palladino Martial Arts”, he understands the significance of instilling these all-important ideals and values in people. Both of his books in the Adriana Corderu series help communicate freedom’s true meaning to a broad audience. For this reason both will appeal to parents, grandparents and educators and those who are old enough to remember what America used to be. Palladino deftly paints a picture of America as she really was during the Cold War. He shows us clearly why American freedom and American values held such appeal for many oppressed people in other parts of the world.
‘Adriana Corderu – Quest for Freedom’ is the first book in the series. During the first Cold War the world revolved around the conflict between the theologies of communism and democracy. The two main protagonists in this conflict were the United States in the West, and the Soviet Union in the East. As Eastern Bloc leaders began to tighten restrictions in the lives of their people, commensurate with their increase in power, there began to emerge, in the East, a group of young people, hard and idealistic, adventurous and courageous. These would become the heroes of the movement of their time. These were the brave young souls who, with inspiration from President Reagan, began to break down the Iron Curtain. The escape from Soviet Communism and the quest for freedom is the theme of ‘Quest for Freedom’. Set in the Cold War era, the book is the engaging story of Adriana Corderu and her quest to obtain freedom by escaping the Iron Curtain.
His newest book, ‘Adriana Corderu – Western Odyssey’, is the second book in his series and continues where the first book in the series left off. In the second book, readers will come to know a whole new cast of characters as Adriana continues her journey as she experiences the refugee camps of Italy and comes to know Italian culture with a new family even while under the yoke of the Romanian Securitate, which is still trying to abduct her and bring her back to Eastern Europe. Readers will go with her into the cauldron that was New York City where the only safe place to be was where the Italian Cosa Nostra ruled and will then experience the wonder of the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the rugged big-hearted people who live there.
Adriana experiences heartbreaking loss and the wonders of new love. Readers can learn with her as she remembers her sister’s revelations about America’s regular military, to include units like the 82nd Airborne Division, the 1st Cavalry Division, and the 101st Air Cavalry Screaming Eagles. Readers can then witness the heat of her emotions when she, for the first time comes into contact with men of the US Army Ranger Battalions. Adriana comes to know these hard men and learns from them of the dramatic differences and contrasts between the US regular military and the units of the US Special Operations Command and Joint Special Operations Command. Readers will be fascinated with units such as the Army Rangers and Green Berets, the Navy SEALS, and other units that make up the US Special Operations Division to include units from the Air Force and Marines. Readers will learn what really happened during Operation Urgent Fury on the island of Grenada in October, 1983 and of the US Military of the “Reagan Era.” The story of Adriana’s Western Odyssey will not only entertain, but will also educate and uplift.
‘Quest for Freedom’ has received rave reviews. One reviewer stated, “More native born Americans need to know this story and more importantly appreciate our country as she did.” Another said, “The readers become engrossed immediately in Palladino’s dynamic effervescent style.”
David Palladino is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at [email protected]. Both books are available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Rosedog Books. More information, including samples of his work, is available at Palladino’s website at http://www.inspirationalbookauthor.com.
David Michael Palladino writes inspirational fiction. His background helps him in crafting messages that resonate with readers of all ages and teaches important ideals and values. He utilizes engaging works of fiction to help instill these values.
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