Monthly Archives: November 2010

Patty Hearst Kidnapping

On Feb. 4, 1974 the Vietnam War was over but the Watergate scandal still dragged on dominating the news. By August of 1974, President Nixon would resign in disgrace. How could things get any more bizarre than they had been? … Continue reading

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Signing At Borders In Seattle

On a blustery, cold day in Seattle Saturday I had a great time talking to readers and signing copies of “Expiation.”  The staff at the Borders store at the Alderwood Mall in north Seattle were very helpful and supportive.  I … Continue reading

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New Book in Progress: “Illusion Of Certainty”

I am now working on my third novel which will be called the “Illusion Of Certainty.”  To explain the title, I wrote the following in a prologue: “Uncertainty is the only certainty there is.” John Allen Paulos “The only thing … Continue reading

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Miami Book Fair

Upcoming Events For Expiation: Expiation will be one of the books featured in Trafford Publishing’s book gallery at the renowned Miami Book Fair.  The book fair will be held on the campus of Miami Dade College from November 19-21.  I … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers

Even the mention of certain words conjures up powerful images for most members of the Baby Boomer generation like me.  “Flower Child,” “Psychedelic,” “the Draft,” and especially “Vietnam” and “civil rights” all have a place burned deeply into the psyche … Continue reading

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Earthquake World Series

     With the San Francisco Giants back in baseball’s World Series it reminds me that 21 years ago there was the famous “Earthquake World Series.”   The earthquake’s subsequent tragedies brought an end to the ultimate baseball fantasy of Bay … Continue reading

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