Michael was born in a during difficult time and faced hard circumstances. Rough Waters is a rich chronicle of adventures based on the author’s life. He grew up in a small town during the Great Depression and wasn’t sure what to do with his life until he earned an appointment to the Navy’s Officer Candidate School. He was assigned to Naval Intelligence. He’s soon sent on complex and dangerous missions.
From there, it’s non-stop action across the Pacific and into Asia with adventures in Vietnam, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and The Philippines.
Still, Michael’s life is not all work and no play. He struggles for years before finding the woman with whom he can find peace and love. Michael is a man we can all relate to with dreams and the passion to follow them, even into the path of danger.