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Steve Wiegenstein I'm currently working on the next novel in this series. In this one, as yet untitled, the children of the main characters of SLANT OF LIGHT and THIS…moreI'm currently working on the next novel in this series. In this one, as yet untitled, the children of the main characters of SLANT OF LIGHT and THIS OLD WORLD are now the main characters -- there's been a generational shift. Although the adult characters of THIS OLD WORLD are still present, the focus has shifted. I'm very excited about this new book and about dealing with a somewhat later era of history.(less)
Steve Wiegenstein My most recent book grew out of the previous one, almost seamlessly, and in fact I think of them as two parts of the same story. The book I'm working…moreMy most recent book grew out of the previous one, almost seamlessly, and in fact I think of them as two parts of the same story. The book I'm working on now (more on that later) is a further continuation of the story, only with a new generation of main characters and a whole new set of circumstances. I have a "big picture" view of this series and hope that readers will start to see the emergence of patterns and themes as the books follow and interconnect.(less)
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Slant of Light
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I missed posting this for Veterans Day, but want to catch up a little bit. “God Bless America” was introduced on Armistice Day in 1938, although it had been written twenty years earlier. The composer and lyricist, Irving Berlin, thought of it as a “peace song,” which makes more sense when you read the intro lyrics, generally omitted today but which Kate Smith always insisted on including:


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One of the great challenges in moving from dissertation to published book is making the work more readable and accessible to a wider audience. This book feels like one that has not made that transition, I'm sorry to say. The material is of interest t ...more
date: August 04, 2012 08:00AM
location: Rotary Park, Kirksville, Rotary Park, Kirksville, MO, The United States
description: I'll have a booth at the re-enactment and will be selling copies of my novel.
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