Island Boy: My Life on the Rock

eBook (PDF), 207 Pages
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Price: $5.00
Arnold was born on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands in the 1950s. He remembers the safe and uncomplicated place that St. Thomas was as he was growing up and the many friends he made along the way. He was lucky to be in the right place at the right time to be selected for a summer internship that led to a 35-year career as an auditor. Arnold had a few unhappy "affairs of the heart" but eventually found the right girl, who was right there close by, all the time. When they did meet, it was the real thing! Along the way, Arnold had many idols and heroes who helped to shape his character and the things that are important to him. He also had to face the destruction of his home, thanks to Hurricanes Hugo and Marilyn. Now in his "golden years," he enjoys the quiet comfort of home, with his wife at his side and the promise of another visit to his "happy place." Come along and join Arnold on his voyage of self-discovery on his tiny island in the Caribbean. It's a... More > story that's been 63 years in the making!< Less
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  • By nicholas p jackman
    Apr 9, 2014
    Purchased this wonderful book back in Sept 2013 it is a wonderful read of life on St Thomas during the 50's and beyond.Having also grown up on ''the rock'' it brings to life the many local charaters and some of the shakers and movers of the time.I enjoyed the many photos,a reader is taken back to a much simpler times.
  • By Charee Hull
    Apr 8, 2014
    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I loved the author's attention to detail and the many photos.
  • By Arnold van Beverhoudt
    Mar 9, 2014
    Here are links to two independent reviews of my book "Island Boy: My Life on the Rock." -- St. Thomas Source Online Newspaper -- -- 200 Years in Paradise Genealogy Blog --
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October 19, 2013
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