John McCain's memoir, written with Mark Salter, is one of family and war. McCain learned about life from his grandfather and father and this story a bout their lives tells the ways in which these sons were shaped by their fathers. "Faith of my Fathers" is about what McCain learned from his grandfather and father, and how their example enabled him to survive the most difficult challenge of his life, during his service in Vietnam.
After a career in the U.S. Navy and two terms as a U.S. representative, John McCain was elected to Senate in 1986 and re-elected in 1992 and 1998.
Mark Salter has worked on Senetor McCain's staff for ten years. Hired as a legislative assistant in 1989, he has served as the senator's administrative assistant since 1993.