Document: Sports, Travel, Current Events, Memoir, Fiction – Book Review

The story of Glen Hines is the story of any man faced with life’s toughest of challenges. He too, like the rest of us, has been dealing with circumstances that changed his perspective on life. Document is an autobiography; a candid, unpretentious and revealing representation of Glen’s life at sports, politics, travel and his own self.

Glen in “Document” has tried to write on not just one but many aspects of his life’s including subjects as  diverse as the outdoors, travel, national security issues, current events, military service, gun-control, fiction, popular music and his personal memoir.

The book scripts Glen’s life, full of experiences from the time he was a former NCAA Division 1 athlete in football and baseball. Later, he joined the military to serve as a Marine Corps lawyer and officer. The next chapters focus on his service in the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq and finally his services as a prosecutor in the Department of Justice.

Other topics covered in the book include the concussion crises, national park in US, mass shootings, Blue Ridge Mountains, drone strikes, national security response, terrorism, recent wars and military services in America.

All those who find themselves interested in reading about someone’s experiences of outdoors, travels, military life, music and fiction, will find this book to be a true gem of knowledge. The author has scripted some of the best stories to date from his time as a sports athlete in college to becoming a judge in the Marine Corps. All the stories are divided into individual chapters, each focusing on a single important paradigm in the author’s life.

The best thing about this book is that it has something for everyone. If you love to travel and are a history fan, you will find something of interest. If you are a sports freak and would love some insights on college sports, then this book is for you. If you are into wars and crimes, this book has many chapters and stories focusing on that. All in all, this is a must-read for everyone.

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