Historical Fiction Adventure Novel
GREEN CARD SOLDIER is the story of Andro Babich—a naïve, but inquisitive Bosnian teenage soccer star—as told by Heath Winslow—a cynical, self-deprecating war correspondent. Set amidst the civil-war ravaged Balkans of the early ’90s, Winslow recounts Andro’s exploits, including his daring escape to America where he receives a green card and joins the U.S. Army, ultimately earning his citizenship and a brand new life.
Eventually he returns to post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina as a U.S. AID worker and discovers, through trial and tribulation, his life’s purpose and his role in the rebirth of his homeland. "The book’s theme is as fundamental as the core values of an American Soldier: Life can become richer and everyone become stronger when we look beyond stereotypes and appreciate each other for the unique individuals we are. —U.S. Army Maj. Gen. (Ret.) John G. Meyer, Jr.CEO, J. G. Meyer & Associates
Meet The Author: Bruce ZielsdorfFor almost 40 years, Bruce Zielsdorf worked as a military journalist, newspaper editor and Army civilian public relations practitioner at locations around the globe. From drafting feature stories during the Vietnam era through coverage of the Lake Placid Olympics, he’s documented airmen at work worldwide through his writing, editing and photographic skills—an Air Force career that spanned 23 years. Today, Bruce lives in Killeen, Central Texas. He retired a few years ago as the civilian public affairs director at Fort Hood. That was after serving 11 years as the Army’s spokesperson in the “media capital of the world”—New York City. Zielsdorf describes himself as a freelance writer and quality management consultant, pursuing a creative writing future in both fiction and non-fiction. Visit the author at http://www.greencardsoldier.com/