Local author completes sequel to first memoir
For the Gazette
STEVENS POINT — A local author has completed the sequel to his first memoir Unintentional Deception which covered his top-secret, undercover job on a nuclear missile base during the Cold War era.
A Secret Life Exposed covers the years after his discharge from the military when he still had to deal with Russian KGB agents and the FBI in Stevens Point. Secrecy and concealment of all the highly sensitive information from his military job required keeping everything undercover for the continuing covert operations to keep succeeding. This forced him to continue leading the double life that he had hoped to leave behind. Here is the synopsis for his book.
A Secret Life Exposed
Trapped in a web of secrecy a young man finds he can’t escape from his past and has to continue living a double life because of his secrets. This sequel to Unintentional Deception looks at the transition from a top-secret military job to civilian life for a young man and his wife. He was shocked to learn that leaving his undercover military job behind would be impossible. His young wife knew nothing of the double life her husband had to lead in order to keep them and his secrets safe from Russian KGB agents. The stress mounted as he tried to lead a normal life with his family without putting them in danger.
It is listed on Amazon Books in paperback or Kindle format.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robert D. Rutta is a retired teacher and the author of
Unintentional Deception a memoir about the double
life he had to lead during the Cold War era.
He has also written Summers with Ice: Building a Legacy,
Summers with Ice 2:Challenged by Nature, and
Summers with Ice3: Tundra Storm. This trilogy is about
the nine summers he spent in the Canadian arctic.