In this collection of thirty-eight chiseled short stories, George Thomas Clark introduces readers to actors, alcoholics, addicts, writers famous and unknown, a general, a lovelorn farmer, a family besieged by cancer, extraterrestrials threatening the world, a couple time traveling back to a critical battle, a deranged husband chasing his wife, and many more memorable people and events.
Hitler Here is a well researched and lyrically written biographical novel offering first-person stories by the Fuehrer and a variety of other characters. This intimate approach invites the reader to peer into Hitler’s mind, talk to Eva Braun, joust with Goering, Goebbels, and Himmler, debate with the generals, fight on land and at sea and in the air, and huddle in the death camps as, everywhere, civilization is consumed.
Joseph McCarthy says he’s a tough and dedicated guy in the boxing ring and U.S. Senate. Richard Nixon denies he’s an awkward, resentful, and paranoid president. Fidel Castro asserts he’s an appealing and inevitable historical character while embracing megalomania. And all three frigid warriors tell their stories as they fight again.
Category Archives: Wilt Chamberlain
In recent weeks I’ve been writing satirical boxing columns some of which imply that white Americans still obsessively overestimate the boxing prowess of Jack Dempsey. Yes, he was swift and hard-punching, by century-old standards, but to be honest one must ask: who in the hell of note did Jack Dempsey ever beat? The answer is: […]
My friends and I, clever adolescents all, used to call our timid town “Sportamento” or “Hickramento,” derisive references not merely to the absence of professional sports and division one college competition but as well to the backwoods community-wide conviction that Sacramento did not deserve the best in sports, would never be able to support pro […]