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George O'Har

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George O'Har is a former electrical engineer and Air Force veteran with a Ph.D from MIT. He teaches at Boston College.

There is a mania today for the series, a group of novels, usually called a "legend," or "chronicles." You know, like Game of Thrones. The fantasy genre world is filled with writers trying to outdo the Icelandic Sagas.

Not so long ago, the British were masters at the multi-book form. Today, or at least as far as I can tell, no one reads these books. They are too long, too dense, too wordy--too ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 12, 2012 06:10 • 428 views • Tags: chronicles, durrell, galsworthy, game-of-thrones, mania
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George O'Har is now friends with SolaFide Publishing
date: February 25, 2016 06:54PM
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description: I'm excited to announce the release of Five High School Dialogues, the third book in my "Dialogues" series. The Dialogues are a series of comedic contemporary Socratic Dialogues that offer advice for students that you won't find anywhere else!

High School, a rite of passage for all American teenagers, can be a daunting experience. Wouldn't it be nice to have a little help along the way? George Tecce, known as The Chief, takes a hiatus from his collegiate adventures to help students navigate throu
George said: Knock em dead, Ian. I admire your drive.
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He voted for: Crime Thriller
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"100 YEARS OF GOOD & GREAT MOVIES: 1915-2013


The Birth of a Nation (15) Battleship Potemkin (25)
October (27) The Crowd (28)
Sunrise (27) Wings (27)
All Quiet on the West. Front(30)The Passion of Joan of Arc (28)The Last Command * (28) C..." Read more of this chapter »
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Thanks. Much appreciated, especially 'adrenaline rush' of real publication. It gets you every time.


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