"This novel is a follow up to Mr. Crane's first novel, So Much to Give: A Story of America's Greatest Generation . It recounts what happened to three of the children born to the main characters in that book. It is a sequel in a sense, but also a stand-alone novel.
It tells the story of six children of the Greatest Generation growing up du ring the fifties, sixties, seventies, and eighties. The story follows them through all their growing up, their heartaches, their tragedies, their happiness, and finally their love.
It tells the story of how three women from vastly different walks of life meet three men in that crucible of war known as Vietnam du ring 1968 through 1970. It tells how they persevered through hardships and death, and how their honor, devotion , loyalty, cou rage, and dedication would see them through and eventually bring love to each of them. And they would form a bond of brotherhood and sisterhood that can only be bound tightly by the fury of war.
For they each would wear the badge of honor, to be called
Time Enough to Cry: The Children of the Greatest Generation – KINDLE
Published Date: December 23, 2020
Carlton Randolph Crane
” Carlton Randolph Crane was born and raised in the Piney Woods of East Texas. He finished high school and started college at, what was then, Arlington State College. Interrupted by the Vietnam War, Carlton served honorably in the United States Army Security Agency for four years being discharged in 1976. After being discharged in Florida, he met and married Barabara Jean Orne in 1968 and they had two sons together. After being married, Carlton went back to school on the GI Bill and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1972. He then went on to become a very successful Software Engineer for the banking industry. Still married to his bride of fifty years and after three grandchildren, he is now retired and lives in Arlington, Texas. He enjoys reading, writing, traveling, good movies, and photography. Along with his first novel “So Much to Give: A Story of America’s Greatest Generation “ and this sequel novel “Time Enough to Cry: The Children of the Greatest Generation”, he has written several short stories in different genres. “