Join Bound To Be Read Books for a reading with Christal Presley, PhD, author of "Thirty Days with My Father: Finding Peace from Wartime PTSD."
A featured on CNN, (http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/us/veteran-daughter-ptsd/index.html) Presley has written a moving personal journey of the devastating effects the Vietnam War had on a family when a father returned home with PTSD. This memoir reveals how one daughter and her soldier-dad faced their demons of post-war trauma in a series of thirty-day conversations.
Christal grew up in Honaker, Virginia, and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the founder of United Children of Veterans, a website that provides resources about PTSD in children of war veterans. In her spare time, you can find Christal playing with her dogs, tending to her chickens, and gardening.