"...Ross Victory is a talented writer. He has written a compelling page-turner in a style that is personally reflective. Victory’s representation of his father bursts with love and awe. The questions of family, loyalty, honor, and truth emerge and will resonate with just about everyone. With an incredible ending that you must read to believe, this book does not disappoint." Michael McConnell, editor, Penguin Random House


"The book expresses strong passion, which makes for good writing. Clearly, Ross' heart is in the book and rarely lacks emotion..." Glenn McMahan, Endeavor Literary Services


"I purchased Views from the Cockpit around 2pm on a Sunday. I was finished reading the book 8 hrs later around 10pm. The book was just that good I couldn't put it down." Review from

​"Views from the Cockpit: The Journey of a Son was a well-written memoir that touched on topics that effect many people today...I can only hope I never have to experience such things." Sefina Hawke's Books

"Gravitational emotion throughout." Review from rossvictorycom

"...sent my emotions to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows...amazing job." Review from Books for Books

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J. Ross Victory (Ross) is an American author, singer/songwriter, travel enthusiast and author of the father-son memoir, Views from the Cockpit: The Journey of a Son. He spent his early years collecting pens, notepads and interviewing himself in a tape recorder. With an acute awareness for his young age, Ross was eager to point out hypocrisies and character inconsistencies in children and adults through English assignments. If he weren’t keeping his English teachers on their toes for what he would say or write next, he was processing his world through songwriting and music. After two major losses—his father and brother, and several years in corporate America, Ross finds himself pushed to share his art again, now with a clear understanding of its healing ability. Ross ties literary and music together in a unique, heartfelt way by abstracting relatable themes for readers and listeners around the world. In his free time, he enjoys local and international adventures and advocating for the homeless community in his native city Los Angeles.

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Views from the Cockpit: The Journey of a Son is a memoir born from pain. Page by page, year by year, tender father-son memories of airplane watching transform into nightmarish, turbulent family drama.  

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