"LIVING LIFE AT THE UN PLAZA" LIFE AT THE UNITED NATIONS PLAZA AS A KID BY LESLIE SIEGEL NOVELIST!
A TRUE LIFE NOVEL BY NOVELIST LESLIE SIEGEL! THE OSBERG FAMILY LIVED AT THE UN PLAZA IN... More > NEW YORK CITY DURING THE 60's & 70's! LIVIN' AT THE UN PLAZA IS ABOUT THE OSBERG FAMILY WHO LIVED AT THE UN PLAZA & WHOSE KIDS ROY, RICHARD, ELIZA AND GLINDA HAD MANY CHILDHOOD ADVENTURES IN NEW YORK CITY SIEGEL LIVED WITH Johnny Carson his wife Joanne Carson Cliff Robertson Robert F. Kennedy Truman Capote and many more celebrity types who visited the Osbergs through the years!< Less
A time travel novel based on the Wood Sisters big band singers of the 1940's era who sang in Horace Heidt's band. A young writer is given photos and mementos of the sisters and suddenly finds herself... More > propelled back in time to the Forties and finds an interesting parallel in her own life span where she finds love in the past days before World War II; Big Band Era, Jimmy Stewart and Paulette Goddard in Pot'O Gold before the War breaks out finds writer Kate in the past with her lover Bradford St. John. Kate meets the Wood Sisters through finding literally thousands of photos given to her by an ailing aged Lee, husband of Gloria Wood. Where the Woods Were will bring you back to the good ol' days when things seemed simple but were just running parellel.< Less
Private Musings of A Girl Bullied in Caroltown is a true to life story about Leslie Siegel's experiences in a small New England town her parents moved them too when her father's business began... More > failing. Leslie was just coming of age. The book is filled with interesting encounters of growing up bullied and gaining strength from it. It shows Siegel's perseverance and takes the reader through the whole process of when her mother called the town "A bunch of Stepford Wives", mimicking the movie about robots wives in a small similar town. She endures bullying at school. And then the scary visits in the night by angry kids driving on the lawn and throwing rocks. The harassment ends when her father commits suicide in and soon she's off to college in West Virginia, but things didn't seem the same when she began writing this book. The truth is the truth and sometimes it sets you free, other times it makes you see clearer.< Less