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Rafael Fragauda’s New Book Underlines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

STRATFORD, Conn (PRWEB) June 20, 2013

A man returning from war is not likely to return home as the same man he used to be. In his debut book titled RED DANCER JOURNEY, author Rafael Fraguada pens a compelling story of a war veteran who immerses himself back home, looking for the right place and people to mend his traumatized life.

When Gabriel De Los Angeles, former marine from the Vietnam War, returns to New York City, he meets up with his friend to take the edge off his PTSD. Wings, a wealthy acquaintance from a tiny Midwest college they both had attended, had married while they were still in college, and his wife gave birth to a daughter who was unfortunately another man’s progeny. He too had to fight and survive a war.

After sharing a bottle of wine one evening in Central Park, a terrible incident happens. Gabriel is held overnight for questioning about the death of a female socialite in the park after he is found in possession of a broadsword covered with the woman’s blood. If that is not enough, word comes out that he had assaulted an intern and two security guards when he escaped from Belleview Psychiatric Ward ten years ago. The war veteran turns out to be mentally unstable right from the outset. In fact, he barely knows who he really is.

Fraugada has done himself a masterpiece of a novel certain to provoke one’s perceived understanding of reality. A remarkably stirring book, RED DANCER JOURNEY is a fast-paced, mind-blowing read fiction enthusiasts will certainly yearn to digest.

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About the Author
A war veteran himself, Rafael Fraguada has succumbed to an offensive North Vietnamese Army attack. Their battalion sustained heavy casualties, killed and wounded. They retreated and boarded ship for Okinawa to man their depleted ranks. Within two months, they were back as Special Landing Force based offshore on a Landing Platform for Helicopters. They deployed on search-and-destroy missions, blocking forces, and augmented troops in various strike or rescue operations in Kan Thien, Chu Lai, Fu Bai, Da Nang, Hue, Khe Sanh Hill 881 and 861, Quang Tri, and Dong Ha, among others.

RED DANCER* by Rafael Fraguada
Publication Date: March 7, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 158 pages; 978-1-4797-7833-1
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 158 pages; 978-1-4797-7834-8
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-7835-5

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