Silver medalist

Silver medalist

‘The Foot Soldier,’ by Mark Rubinstein of Wilton, was awarded a silver medal for fiction at the 26th annual Benjamin Franklin Awards on May 28. There were 1,500 entries. The awards are offered by the Independent Book Publishers Association. The novella, published by Thunder Lake Press, tells the story of a young man sent to fight in Vietnam, where the lines of right and wrong are no longer clear.