The Dimming gathers a one-act farce in verse and some key unpublished, uncollected, and recently revised poems that trace the trajectory of my lifelong passion for nature, international travel, and the nuanced miracles of language.
Suddenly Single: A Life After Death is a tragi-comedy telling how a former Miss New York State in the Miss America Pageant became a feminist and reinvented her life after the sudden death of her husband. While dealing with a series of cringe-worthy bumper car rides, she got a doctorate, adopted two dogs and created a satisfying encore career despite urgings to find another husband.
This is the story of Mary Chilton Winslow, survivor of the Mayflower voyage. If James Chilton and his family had not been courageous and willing to sacrifice their country and comfortable life in England and Holland to seek religious freedom, the story of Mary Chilton Winslow would not be known.
Bil Walters spent 25 years with the US subsidiary of Swedish car maker Saab, doing what he had wanted to do since he began working on cars and building his hot rod Chevy Six (how's that for an oxymoron) as a teenager. This lighthearted book shows how much fun life with Saab was, and what neat things happened to him as he traveled those 25 years.
Edward's Animals is a tender, charming funny novella of modern romance. Edward is a pansexual Manhattanite who is so morbidly shy he cannot see people as people. He loves the males and females of all species, though the creatures he loves are so human they might not be imaginary at all.
At the beginning of the 1970s, Teresa Licciardi, a young widow, shutters her ancestral house and leaves her small town in Sicily, with her sons, for a new life in America.
Coming to an End by Elizabeth Sojourner
Ellen didn't care about the passage of time anymore...She understood the present to be a wait. Understood that something evil had arrived and it was only a matter of time before she felt its bite. That for now there was only the feel of its breath. - From Coming to an End
In 2005, when first I picked up the worn, leather-bound diary, I did not know I was about to begin my first adventure in historical detection. Kindly, a woman had sent it to the Historical Society of the nearest town with the name “Stoddard,” which happened to be Stoddard, NH, where my husband was then president of the historical society.
Who Should Read Knowing the Learner
What New York breeder was knighted by Queen Victoria? What father and son, both New York-breds, each won two-thirds of the handicap triple crown? What New York-bred was the first horse to win the Santa Anita Handicap and the Woodward in the same Year? What New York-breds, one a filly, were the first two horses to win the Belmont and Pimlico Futurities?