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WHAT REVIEWERS HAVE SAID
This anthology is well put together and a perfect anytime read…These
authors are indeed true writers and artists. I hope they keep in touch
and grace us with another compilation soon.
* * * * *Top Book Reviewers
Under Sonoran Skies has a number of bright spots…. One might dip in and
out of the book, reading only that which catches the eye…
* * * Foreword Reviews, Clarion Review
The pieces are generally quite brief, somewhat humorous and fairly
casual.…The strongest section in the collection is the poetry.
Readable, entertaining, well-indexed collection of poetry and prose...
Includes local history, professional experiences and personal memoirs.
Arizona Daily Star
…Readers will be taken away with these writings about a lot of different
situations and places…This is all good. Someone called this book brain candy,
and that is just my thoughts about it as well.…It has something for everyone
Beautiful hardcover book….The subjects have no bounds and the rhythm feels
rhythm feels good….I read each poem and liked them all.…The prose is also
well-researched and well-written.
Green Valley News
…Author’s insights provide a balance that will engage readers of every age...
an ideal way to create reflective meaningful moments…a positive listening
ABOUT THE BOOK
Drawing on diverse life experiences, spanning education, engineering, ministry,
law, and the performing arts, the six authors bring a complementary tone, style,
and rhythm in this 240-page book. Although the anthology is a general literary
piece, it can be used as a mechanism for enhancing literacy and teaching English
as a second language. USS was selected as one of the top 50 picks of 2012
by Southwest Books of the Year. With varied topics presented in multiple forms,
this work offers educators, home schooling families and students a unique
Bill Black [magician, poet, storyteller and MC] has published numerous books of
poetry and is featured in regional and international magazines. Jeanne
Burrows-Johnson is an internationally published wordsmith, design consultant,
performance coach and public speaker. Susan Cosby-Patton [retired language
arts instructor and poet] is published regionally and nationally. Kay Lesh, is a psychotherapist, memoirist, and mystery writer, authors professional Ezine and
print articles and books, and conducts seminars and workshops. The Rev.
Patricia Noble is an author, educator, and speaker who has aired radio essays and published journal articles. Larry Sakin is a political writer, green energy entrepreneur, and political consultant whose work is featured Online and in print across the United States and in Canada.
In addition to literary subjects like philosophy, personal relationships, war, animal companions, and phases of life, they also examine the environment, history,
business, politics, and mythology. The eleven themed chapters allow readers to
read the book sequentially, or select from a variety of chapter topics: Visioning the
Craft; Places Far and Near; The Changing West; Of Men and Women; Family, Friends,
and Other Loves; Health, Wealth, and Happiness; Seasons of Life; Choice and Change;
Myth, Magic, and Inspiration; Business, Culture and Society; Crafting the Vision.
UNDER SONORAN SKIES
Prose and Poetry From the High Desert