Patriot Acts by Jim Lies & Gene Frazer
An epic historical novel—a war story, a love story, a coming of age story—spanning 70 years. In the remote fields of North Dakota in 1966 a questioning college student’s search for answers about America’s involvement in the Vietnam War leads him into a world of intrigue and danger. After discovering two mysterious strangers posing as farmers, he is consumed by the need to know the story of their dark past during World War II and the reason for their presence in America. With the help of a beautiful, enigmatic stranger he uncovers their secrets, but in his search for clarity he discovers that most of history is recorded in shades of gray. Forced to confront his own feelings about the draft, the morality of war, and the conflict between society and the individual, he finds himself questioning his country, his beliefs and his faith in humanity.