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Blue Duwamish By F.A. Loomis
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International bankers are gathered in New York City at the height of the world debt crisis of the 1980s to chart a course through danger, but one of the lead negotiators for America's top banking... More > consortium turns up a corpse after a night of routine dining, carousing, and reserved indulgence. P.I. Paul Baxton, a studious lover of New York City street history, turns up the suspects and works with all the usual agencies sent to tackle the questionable death. When bureaucrats, spies, and police think they have the operative cornered, Baxton—who journeyed as far as Seattle for clues—nudges an unusual confession as everyone else is hoping to turn up a more promising lead.< Less
Gold Fork Dreams By F.A. Loomis
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A selection of poems about the Gold Fork country in central Idaho from F.A. Loomis, author of Salmon River Lookout, Frankie Ravan, As Long As Life, Ladies with Sisu, and Blue Duwamish. The poems... More > clearly evoke a high country tied to logging, farming, ranching, hunting, and recreation. Many of them link the author's keen sense of humor to an underlying melancholia about a place that has been fully utilized for every human need. The wildness of Idaho mountain life is resilient and rich despite its heavy production to support the lifestyles of natives and visitors.< Less
East West West East By F.A. Loomis
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A collection of poems from F.A. Loomis about the tensions between urban and rural life and the beauty that connects them. Integrating both worlds can be challenging, but for those who are able these... More > images and ironies will speak with familiarity. The unusual diversity of the poems is the result of many years of work and travel back and forth from the mountains of central Idaho—where the author grew up—and Boston; New Haven; New York; Washington, D.C.; San Francisco; Los Angeles; Albuquerque; and Seattle. Some of the author's other works include Frankie Ravan, Gold Fork Dreams, Salmon River Lookout, As Long As Life, Blue Duwamish, 60 Minute Stories, The Adventures of Beanie and Larry, and Ladies with Sisu.< Less
No End in Sight, A Family's Raw Struggle with Memory Reconstruction By F.A. Loomis
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A family implodes when a relative makes an accusation of extreme sexual impropriety. F.A. Loomis—author of historical works such as As Long As Life, The Memoirs of a Frontier Woman Doctor,... More > fiction including Frankie Ravan and Blue Duwamish, and poetry chapbooks East West West East and Salmon River Lookout—takes readers on a journey into the bizarre world of "Repressed Memory Syndrome" where psychotherapists and troubled individuals create realities based on observations of the behavior of alleged perpetrators. It all starts simply in therapy, with shared insights and suggestions, then the gates of hell are entered where there is no longer a connection to a world of common sense or fairness. One day life is filled with normal challenges and the next there are deeper anomalies, proclivities, and aberrations whose roots are deeper than it is possible to discover. What is often left after a binge of destructive accusations is still more roadbed and endless, unexpected surprises.< Less