By: Dino J. Gutierrez
About the Book
Stranded: The Long Journey Home tells the story of a father and son traveling around the United States of America to explore its beauty and celebrate young Nic’s coming of age. Political unrest interrupts their vacation as armed conflicts erupt in Iran and Syria and eventually a terrorist attack hits US soil. The catastrophic attack is devastating, wiping out electricity and infrastructure nationwide. Father and son were in Yellowstone Park for the aftermath of the attack and must then walk to Texas, to Paul Sanchez’s home, in hopes of finding it still standing.
About the Author
Dino J. Gutierrez is an army veteran whose honorable service includes one tour to Desert Storm, three tours to Operation Iraqi Freedom, and one tour to Operation Enduring Freedom. He graduated from Douglass High School in 1986 and attended Oklahoma University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Science in 1998. Gutierrez then worked in general construction until 2004. He decided to volunteer to serve this great country again in 2002. After hanging up his boots, he wrote Stranded: The Long Journey Home and is currently working on its sequel.