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.
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Almost a century ago legendary sportswriters crafted vibrant stories about what they’d seen and imagined, and later regaled each other while consuming Herculean quantities of spirits. In the late 1970s, when I was a newspaper correspondent, the dynamics had shifted and reporters often wrote tepid articles, the stuff of wire-service drones, and sometimes imbibed beforehand. […]
(These poems were originally published out of chronological order and are here reorganized to form a life story.) 1. Goodbye Father daddy’s dead but momma says we’ve got to sit way back in church and from there i watch everyone especially the family in front crying even harder and realize where daddy’s been six days […]
Howls in the sporting world have resumed as they always must since those making the disgusting noises cannot do much else. I am primarily referring to white sportswriters and talk radio grunts, a snaky and jealous lot, who have recently called Tiger Woods scum and a bum because he enjoys sleeping with attractive young women. […]