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Five Thin Slices of Truth

a collection of short stories about spirituality, sexuality, identity issues, racism and patriotism.

Adolphus Herndon: Purple Hurt

In Adolphus Herndon's book "Five Thin Slices of Truth", one of the novelas "Purple Hurt" is about Private Jason Delgotti who has been fighting for his life long before he stepped in Iraq. He refuses to let his sexuality prevent him from serving as a soldier.

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“....fresh new author who brings real-life situations and stories to readers. His characters and various storylines make you keep turning the page. Even after putting the book down, I kept wondering how is the story going to turn out and was lured to read more.” 
- Melissa S. Monroe
co-founder of MediaWrite communications and former journalist



Adolphus Herndon is from East Texas, but currently resides in south central part of the state.  Adolphus possess an active, vivid imagination, which contributes to his sense of detail in his writings. Adolphus has been writing for over 15 years experimenting with different genres. That’s what makes Adolphus different from other authors, he uses different styles, which at times may be difficult to categorize, but offers a wide range of stories that peaks any reader’s need.

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