My Back Pages, the book!

Have you ever wished for the summer to end?

image of book, My Back Pages by O’Brien Browne

This was the summer that broke America’s back, a time of passion, promise and destruction: the summer of 1968.

My Back Pages is the story of Del Turner and his family as they live through this hot summer of change.

Against the backdrop of the assassination of Robert Kennedy, student riots and deadly fighting in Vietnam, Del’s world is blown apart. As he discovers rock music, LSD and sex, his innocence vanishes.Buy My Back Pages book on Amazon button

Simultaneously, his life is shattered as he deals with racism against his Afro-American girlfriend while his mother abandons the family. After ’68, nothing will ever be the same again.

My Back Pages is a dramatic tale of youth, rebellion, and transformation. Enjoy this captivating tale!

photo of O'Brien Browne, author of My Back PagesAbout the author: O’Brien Browne blogs for the Huffington Post and is Contributing Editor at the premier MHQ: the Quarterly Journal of Military History. His pieces on history, fiction, culture and self-development have appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Air&Space Smithsonian and elsewhere. An international businessman, Browne has lived and worked throughout Europe and the Middle East. His full name is Michael O’Brien Browne (

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Michael’s novel, My Back Pages has just won a literary award as a Finalist in the category “General Fiction/Novel (under 80,000 words),” in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the world’s largest not-for-profit book awards program. The award is presented by the
Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.


2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for "My Back Pages" by author, O'Brien Browne

P R E S S  C O V E R A G E  F O R  M Y  B A C K  P A G E S

Author O'Brien Browne at New York City Book Expo

O’Brien Browne Book Signing at New York City Book Expo

Stephen Black Interviews Author O’Brien Browne about his experiences at the 2015 BookExpo/BookCon in New York City
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Michaels’ interview with Linda Marsanico, Spiritual Psychologist and Coach in Private Practice [story link]

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