Category Archives: War and Peace

The Captain and The Doctor

Dr. Bob Hoke and Sue Clancy (illustrator) #320 “We get more of what we focus on” says Dr. Bob Hoke before telling the story of his war-time experience as a younger man and the lesson he learned. Sue Clancy took … Continue reading

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Gamelan (Music for a Shadow Play)

Lawrence R. Tirino #319 I grew up in Queens, New York, but am now an ex-patriot, living in Ecuador. It pleases me to submit Gamelan (Music for a Shadow Play) to The Brautigan Library. This manuscript is a work that … Continue reading

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Beyond Pearl Harbor

Clio Wetmore #310 WAR 1995.001 Beyond Pearl Harbor is my story about the three years spent as a prisoner of the Japanese, together with my mother and two brothers. It is a story about the fate of thousands of American, … Continue reading

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Enjoy the War, Peace Will Be Terrible

Romana Pflugfelder #301 WAR 1994.001 Enjoy the War, Peace Will Be Terrible takes place in Vienna, Austria. It portrays the life of two teenage girls during World War II. It relates about their family, including their brothers who served in … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Submarines

S. Lanahan #276 WAR 1993.001 In Pursuit of Submarines concerns a young naval officer serving on an escort aircraft carrier assigned to anti-submarine duty in the Atlantic during World War II. He correctly guesses that the Allies have broken the … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge

Emily Ballard #242 WAR 1992.001 Blue Ridge is a collection of three interwoven stories of the American Civil War, centered on the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1864 when General Sheridan’s troops laid it waste. “The Butternut” is the story … Continue reading

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Where the Shadows Run from Themselves

Paul Clayton #235 WAR 1991.005 Viet Nam made me a writer. The experience was so penetrating, so crushing, that all I could think about when I returned was to write it all out and tell other people. I wanted all … Continue reading

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Chapterbook

Stewart Chaulk #227 WAR 1991.004 Chapterbook deals with the space-between, the binding mystery that can never be spoken. By examining an archeology of myself, I come up with a printed nothingness. I express the unexpressed, only to make Chapterbook a … Continue reading

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The Deadly Sea

Gilbert Dean #208 WAR 1991.003 During World War II slow ore ships carried bauxite ore from the Giuanas to Port of Spain, Trinidad. It was a deadly four-day voyage. Largely ignored by historians, the bauxite shuttle ranks as one of … Continue reading

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The Promise and The Plan

Herbert Eveloff #183 WAR 1991.002 The Promise and The Plan is a novel based on a true story taken from the psychiatrist-author’s own files. It is a novel of strident, conflicted emotions; of vengeance and healing; of love and hate. … Continue reading

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