Bob Timberg has a face you don’t forget.
How the U.S. Naval Academy graduate and Marine first lieutenant — handsome son of a mother who was a McCall’s cover girl at 13 — got that face is a question you don’t ask.
Yet now, “as I edge into my seventies,” Timberg says, he has written a book revealing the whole story.
“I had third-degree burns, the skin … totally destroyed, top to...