Local author Chuck Smith (left) donates a copy of "Vietnam: Stories from a War" to the Williamsburg Regional Library. Accepting the gift is adult services librarian Jesse Kelley. While a book of fictional short stories, the characters are based on individuals and composites of multiple people. The author writes about soldiers, deserters, truckers, dopers, drinkers, veterans, and Teamsters. Mr. Smith grew up in Rappahannock County, Virginia. He served in the U.S. Army and has been a Teamster, a broadcast engineer, and a satellite uplink operator. He lives in Williamsburg. This book will be added to the Local Authors Project at the Williamsburg Regional Library. For more information about the library's Local Authors Project please call 757.259.4042.
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