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~Fiction~

Some of my stories have historical themes.* Others are semi-autobiographical or reflect my curiosity about war, art history, obsessive collectors, immigration—even pole dancing!

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I based two other stories on events lifted from front pages across the world: The German, 'Mr. Kai,' and The Devil; Illusions; and Blame Jason Bourne.

Romance and crime, of course, are always at the ready should any of my characters be so inclined ...

The Robin Hood Solution

Self-styled, 21st century ‘Robin Hoods,’ angry at wealth inequality, believed their calling was to dispossess the One Percent.

Were these self-proclaimed ‘Robin Hoods’ the true heirs of Sherwood Forest?

Were they true to the legend of the nobleman of Locksley and his Merry Men, a ‘motley crew of faithful fugitives,’ robbing the rich to help the poor?

How were the heirs of ‘Little John,’ ‘Will Scarlet’ and ‘Friar Tuck’ to transfer stolen wealth to the over-taxed and destitute masses?

Who would play the roles of Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham in this 21st century reenactment?

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~NonFiction~

Immigrants and Americanism at War*

 

One of those rare books that will  gratify readers of diverse backgrounds and interests. —Northcoast Journal

A significant book for all Americans concerned with this country's attitudes toward and treatment of immigrants, and with individual rights. —Voices in Italian Americana

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For six months in 1942 the federal government pursued a program of civilian internment that forced thousands of West Coast Italian and German aliens and their families to leave their homes and jobs. Other Italians, including American citizens whose loyalty was deemed doubtful, were interned or excluded without due process.

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Immigrants and Americanism at War is an oral and documentary history. It uses the words of those affected by the relocation order to tell the human side of the story omitted by the government and presents documents that testify to the struggle of a country trying to square its actions with its values.

Immigrants and Americanism at War is a significant book for all Americans concerned with this country's attitudes toward and treatment of immigrants, and with individual rights.

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