Books

Starstruck

February 3, 2012
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The theatrical performance of “Max & Ruby: Bunny Party” came to Williamsport. I freelance for Showcase on the Arts and Nightlife, and in covering the show I got to interview Rosemary Wells.  I was beside myself. I hoped maybe some success juju would eke through the phone. I was eager to look inside the mind…

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Book Review: The End of Country by Seamus McGraw

August 1, 2011
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The End of Country by Seamus McGraw is the true story of the Marcellus Shale development in and around Dimock, Pennsylvania. McGraw grew up on a rocky hillside farm where his mother still lives. When she was approached by gas company front men to lease the drilling rights to the gas company, she asked her…

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Mostly Rapscallions: Salient Sillies About the Rich and Infamous in History book review

June 1, 2011
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“Mostly Rapscallions: Salient Sillies About the Rich and Infamous in History” by P.J. Sullivan, revised and updated edition, 2010 Infinity Publishing.   “Mostly Rapscallions” by P.J. Sullivan is a zany romp through history.  It has three things to offer a reader: history, biography, and humor.  The first two are rock solid.  The author did his…

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