The author states that this new book is based on real family members. Watson even uses their real names, too. The story, according to the author, is “wedded historical facts with oral history, but the fabric
Set in the south in the 30’s, the story begins with Helen returning from her Grandfather’s funeral. She and her Mom eventually commiserate that her brothers have gone off to California, but they haven’t heard from them in many days so they’re worried. Helen begins to form a plan to seek what she wants to accomplish as she believes her brothers are.
This book is written from the point of view of a spy. It’s like an insider’s take on a behind the scenes look at how it might be to live this way in this described future.
Reading this book is like reliving your childhood as an adult. This is a tribute to an indomitable work.
The chapters are linked by music. The book is a blend of historical fiction and literary fiction with a poetical end.
This book tells the tale of the journey of a young doctor trying to find his place in the world. The author in his preface states “The white coat is touched by multiple shadows of love, affection, deceit and rejection.” Thus, he invites readers to literally step behind the white coat to glimpse these “shadows of white.”
Writing about writing or other writers can be quite dramatic. It’s almost like an inside look at what it must be like to live life in a full-time successful writer’s career. Conte is good at storytelling. Plus it’s an entertaining read.
The idea of “Martinis & Bikinis” – like so many of massive effect and modest intention – came in an instant. The fact that it involved an anachronistic actor of unique swagger and fortitude as well as one of the world’s most recognized yet private persons, a woman of English elegance and California beauty, surely inspired the madness that would follow in its wake and set fire to a lumpen nation with a fetish for celebrity, sex and scandal.
Gary’s book is divided into seven quadrants: Space Stuff, Time Stuff, Infinite Probability, Dreams, Dimensions, The Future and Cosmic Rant. Each has unique and awesome stories. Readers will get to experience fantasy coupled with science as well as classic and stunning imagination. I applaud Gary’s efforts in the way he has put forth his wonderful imagination in words!
‘A cleverly plotted historical novel populated with interesting, even charismatic, characters. The plot’s focus on Alzheimer is sympathetically written. Highly recommended.’ The Wishing Shelf