"Chronicles the author's three-week journey through the Emerald Isle in 2001, where he was when the terror attacks of 9/11 occurred. Weaves humor and Irish history, literature, and culture with his travels around the country, relating the author's own search for home, love, and belonging"--Provided by publisher.
Howard G. Franklin was born in St. Joe, Missouri, in 1940. Raised in Los Angeles, he received his B.S. in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Southern California, and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.From 1968 to 1988, Howard served as a Deputy Public Defender for Los Angeles County, was engaged in the private practice of law, and became a partner in F & F Investment Company.His short stories and poetry have appeared on radio, in newspapers, and numerous national magazines and literary journals such as A Different Drummer, Razem, the Lake Oswego Review, The Sandwich Generation, Silver Quill, Nomad's Choir, Single Vision, and Poets and Work. He also has appeared as a guest poet in Poetspeak's Reading Series at Portland State University, and in the Northwest Coalition's celebration of National Poetry Month in Vancouver, Washington.For more information please visit: www.howardgfranklin.com