The story of an archaeologist who is hired by the Regional Museum of Xinjiang to lead an expedition to discover the Lost City of Shamadu. On his journey, he encounters a shaman who presents him with a magic bone that has the ability to transport him 3,800 years into the ancient past where he discovers he has an unfulfilled mission from a previous life.
The smell of rain is in the wind, mixed with the pungent odor of ozone. You are in for a stormy ride through a landscape cast in violet light. A collection of thirteen electrically charged short stories.
Dad enjoyed getting in front of an audience and lecturing with near perfect recall of dates and facts. Eidetic memory? It sounded like he was reading from an encyclopedia on the inside of his head. He gesticulated dramatically when speaking. This is okay if you are giving a lecture, but not if you are doing over sixty down the highway and take your hands off the wheel. He had driving tickets. Lots.
A look at a world that is both devastating and full of wonder. This collection of thirty-three poems, originally released as an ebook and audiobook, is republished in print with a new interior and covers using the original Mooncalf illustration by Jimmy Warner Design.
William Sterner’s story begins in the late 1700’s on the Tohickon Creek in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, during the period known as The Rage for Wheat. His quest to build a fortune based on wheat leads him to Livorno, Tuscany, during the Napoleonic wars where he meets the Enlightenment salonnière, Madame de Staël. Join him on his journey home to The Land of Three Houses.