Donald J. Farinacci, New York Author, Receives Prestigious Award from Military Writers Society of America

East Northport, NY, August 17, 2010 --( Donald J. Farinacci has received the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) Silver Medal for 2010 for his book "Truman and MacArthur, Adversaries for a Common Cause (Merriam Press/Merriam- MWSA recognizes its members and their creative works at an Awards Banquet during their annual Conference.

"Truman and MacArthur, Adversaries for a Common Cause" took second place honors in the history category.

MWSA President Joyce Faulkner said, "Among the benefits for Mr. Farinacci and other award nominees will be appearances on various Internet blogs and radio talk shows, features on MWSA's website and our monthly Dispatches magazine, and interviews on radio and public access TV during our conference in Pittsburgh."

A native of Long Island, New York, Donald J. Farinacci is a Vietnam-era veteran of the United States Army. He served overseas from 1966 to 1969. He is a practicing attorney by profession with a deep interest in veterans' affairs, which he has been able to pursue as a member of the military law committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and as a long-time volunteer with the National Veterans Administration hospitals volunteer program.

"Truman and MacArthur" is the author's third full-length work of non-fiction. His other published works were the well-received "When One Stood Alone - John J. Sirica's Battle Against the Watergate Conspiracy" and the critically-acclaimed, "Last Full Measure of Devotion, A Tribute to America's Heroes of the Vietnam War."

During the MWSA annual conference in Pittsburgh, Mr. Farinacci will sign his book, "Truman and MacArthur," at Joseph Beth's Book Seller and will lead a work shop on the Korean War.

For details on Mr. Farinacci's writings, see his Facebook page: "Scrivener Literary Productions: Books by Donald J. Farinacci"

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