This is a tale of many journeys, with a collection of fresh insights into the lives of creative people. It also offers a philosophy and an attitude for travel-of openness to serendipity, to rare experiences, to new friends, resulting in unexpected lagniappe, or qa little something extra.q q...a book that possesses the same spirit as recess-liberating, playful, enthusiastic and full of invigorating fresh air.q Professor Elliot Engel North Carolina State University qA delightful book by delightful people, Thinking Places exudes all of the best qualities of a travelogue, with `Lagniappe'-the Flemings' joyfully unquenchable thirst for literary exploration and human understanding.q Professor Brent E. Kinser Western Carolina University qThinking Places is a compelling, personal, and delightful sojourn with some of our most cherished and immortal authors. Carolyn and Jack Fleming provide an intriguing travelogue, as they explore the tragedies and triumphs of famous writers in a book of brave wit and insightful commentary.q Rodger L. Tarr University Distinguished Professor, Emeritus Illinois State UniversityI shall take seriously the fact that this particular type of essay is called a Foreword , not a Forewords. ... with each author both a Vignette which efficiently and effectively provides needed context for the authora#39;s life and writing career and, my favorite section, a lagniappe or alittle something extraa which personalizes their essays by describing a unique and lasting inspiration acquired after visiting each site.
|Author||:||Jack Fleming, Carolyn Fleming|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2007-12|